nelson mandela memorial

There were no representatives from Syria, Iraq or North Korea at Nelson Mandela's memorial. This is not just about paying respects, this is about the fate of our global community.
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.
“I had what we Catholics call an epiphany,” the vice president said Wednesday (Dec. 11) as official Washington packed the
Check out Jay Z’s touching tribute to Nelson Mandela in the clip below. “We want to dedicate this song to Nelson Mandela
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.
UPDATE: Roberto Schmidt, the photojournalist for Agence France-Presse who caught President Barack Obama goofing around with
US President Barack Obama pauses while speaking during the memorial service for late South African President Nelson Mandela
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 10 (Reuters) - South African President Jacob Zuma was booed and jeered at a memorial to anti-apartheid
Mandela could be a tenacious politician in that sense. Greenberg recalled that "he hated de Klerk," believing strongly that
Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, along with former First Lady Laura Bush, will attend former South African
Naturally, many in the entertainment industry who knew, played or were inspired by Mandela expressed appreciation and grief
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.
The school will be located in Brooklyn at the Boys & Girls High School building. Mandela visited the high school during his
Mandela met with local African-American leaders and visited First African Methodist Episcopal and First AME churches, asking
Mandela had already shaped Obama's political beliefs well before their first encounter. As a student at Occidental College