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Nelson Mandela

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  • Mandela — truly a man of the people

     
    I was the Johannesburg bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times in the early 2000s. My first opportunity to be in the same room with liberation icon Nelson Mandela came when I attended a gathering of Jewish businessmen where Mandela was expected to be the...
  • Jennifer Hudson tackles 'intimidating' role of Winnie Mandela

    Jennifer Hudson tackles 'intimidating' role of Winnie Mandela
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For Oscar and Grammy-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson, the decision to play anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandela in her first lead role was no easy matter, especially when she saw what the former South African first...
  • 'Mandela': Director Justin Chadwick's Long Walk to Toronto

    Director Justin Chadwick's "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" marks one of the most exciting South African entries ever to cross to the Toronto Intl. Film Festival, where its world premiere will take place. The long-awaited adaptation of the autobiography...
  • In Theory: Faith and the decision to fight

    President Barack Obama this month asked Congress to authorize punitive military action in Syria. He made the request in response to the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons near Damascus. Q: How would your faith and/or worldview guide you in...
  • Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

    Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
    Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...
  • Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, VP/community relations, Nova Southeastern

    Jennifer O'Flannery Anderson, VP/community relations, Nova Southeastern
    Last week: What a week for news! IBM eliminating medical benefits for retirees as they will now be eligible for the health care exchanges sounded the bell that health care reforms are starting to be implemented and the effects are coming in ways people...
  • Review: 'Winnie Mandela' biopic falls short

    Review: 'Winnie Mandela' biopic falls short
    Like many a biopic before it, "Winnie Mandela" shoehorns an exceptional life into the standard template of a highlights reel, lurching from one Important Moment to the next. The sense of what's important is often skewed in this portrait of South Africa'...
  • Wisdom and courage, not technology, will point the way to a brighter future

    I'm happy to be back breathing the hot and muggy though wonderfully sea-level air of New York, having just returned from the Aspen Ideas Festival. There were, as usual, many great speakers, but one of the speeches that became the talk of the festival...
  • 16-year-old has a brave heart

    BELFAST, Northern Ireland -- While American cable TV news engaged in saturation coverage of the closing arguments and verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial, the BBC and Sky News carried an inspiring speech by Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old...
  • Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1-million estate to family, staff, schools

    Nelson Mandela leaves $4.1-million estate to family, staff, schools
    JUBA, South Sudan -- Nelson Mandela left an estate worth about $4.1 million -- a minuscule fortune compared to the wealth of many African leaders -- to his widow, Graca Machel; other family members; staff; and educational institutions, according to a...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 6, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where children carrying a placard walk along Vilikazi street outside late former South African president's home, where he lived with his wife Winnie Mandela, in Soweto, South Africa. Hundreds of people...