Nelson Mandela


#8 – Dodging Murder, Building Bombs: An ‘Angrier’ Mandela Seen In New Film

A new film about Nelson Mandela shines a light on the earlier, revolutionary portion of his history and provides a different perspective on this complex man. Read More >> Source: Daily Mail

#5 – How The CIA’s Involvement Changed South African Politics

The tip-off by a CIA operative that led to the arrest of Nelson Mandela in 1962 - long suspected and now apparently confirmed on his deathbed by the individual concerned - will go down as another chapter in the ever expanding volume recording the dark deeds perpetrated by the agency. [...]

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Top 10 Classic African Style Icons

When it comes to the world of fashion, Africa’s famous people, spanning from presidents to musicians, have done well to show off the continent’s style to the world. Famous people from the continent have used fashion as a reaffirmation of African identity, and as a way for the continent’s identity [...]

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#6 – Memoirs From Mandela’s Secretary To Be Made Into A Movie

Nelson Mandela Photo credit: Maven Pictures and Jacqui Lewis are producing the film adaptation of Zelda la Grange’s book “Good Morning, Mr. Mandela,” based on her friendship with the former South African president. La Grange, a white Afrikaaner, grew up surrounded by people who perceived Mandela as [...]

Is Madonna Racist? The Pop Star Posted An Instagram Photo With THIS On The Face of Nelson Mandela

Social media was buzzing this weekend. Legendary pop star Madonna is under fire for posting images of iconic global leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Princess Diana and Martin Luther King Jr. with rope around their face. Though the photos were part of promotion of an upcoming album, “Rebel Hearts,” commenters [...]

Why These 5 Moments Made Africans #SMH

A look back at the tweets, photos and TV moments that made Africans cringe and reaffirmed our mission to change the way the world sees Africa. In 2013, the world learned a few new things about Africans:   -We’re going digital (see this 2013 McKinsey Report) -We love mobile tech (see this video [...]

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In The Words of Mandela: Top 10 Quotes

Since his death, images of Nelson Mandela’s most inspiring life moments have been shared across social media: the moment he walked hand-in-hand with Winnie after being released from prison;  when he was sworn in as South Africa’s first black president, his celebration with celebrities at a 46664 concert. Many around [...]

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Where Millions Went to Pay Tribute #RIPNelsonMandela

As news of the passing of Nelson Mandela broke, social media sites from Twitter to Instagram were quickly abuzz with people from all over the world going online to spread the news and share their condolences. On Twitter, more than 90,000 tweets were generated per minute from users across the globe, and the [...]

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Touching Tributes To Nelson Mandela [PICTURES]

School children in Ahmedabad, India, lit candles and held up pictures of Nelson Mandela during a prayer ceremony in his honor. The Apollo Theatre in Harlem, New York, display a special message to commemorate Nelson Mandela. [...]

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Nelson Mandela, World Icon, Dies at 95

Nelson MandelaPhoto credit: Flickr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela has died. Surrounded by close family members, the 95-year old succumbed to a recurring lung infection at home in Johannesburg, South Africa. The former South African president had been receiving treatment for the infection at his home after spending close to three [...]

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