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I was troubled by the extensive air time Obama was given to the exclusion of other world leaders at the Memorial event in Johannesburg. Perhaps that's why the UN General Assembly organized its own special tribute to Mandela so that every country could equally be heard.
You know how the refrigerator stops humming, and then you become aware that it was? Nelson Mandela taught me about the state when the hum clicks off.
As a Deaf person myself, I was taken aback at the fact that at one of the most significant world events in recent times, a phony interpreter was chosen to represent the Deaf community. It serves as a message to the Deaf community that the world still does not understand us.
“My jailers were only doing their job and became my friends,” Biden recalled Mandela saying. “They had families. When I left
PHOTOS: As the world continues to mourn the loss of Nelson Mandela, many entertainers are paying homage to the former South
Even world leaders can't resist taking funeral selfies. President Barack Obama, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt can be seen in the photo taking a selfie during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
Obama Takes Selfie With World Leaders At Mandela Memorial, And Michelle Is Having None Of It (UPDATED)
Even world leaders can't resist taking funeral selfies. President Barack Obama, Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and
People attending Nelson Mandela's public Memorial Service at the FNB stadium on December 10, 2013, in Johannesburg, South
The hostile reaction from the thousands-strong unruly crowd erupted as Zuma prepared to address the high-profile ceremony
The campaign faced other hurdles as well. Though there was little quality polling in South Africa, the first numbers they
Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, along with former First Lady Laura Bush, will attend former South African
South African actor Sharlto Copley, who frequently appears in Blomkamp's films, echoed the director's sentiments. (c)2013
American leaders are obsessed with their legacy. Second-term presidents make a mad dash to do something, anything, that will allow history to judge them favorably. Mandela never stooped to this. If he made history, it was as a healer of souls.
Three years later, Mandela touched down at Los Angeles International Airport on July 9 while violent protests continued in
President Barack Obama will likely travel to South Africa to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela