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  • Live blog: The death of Nelson Mandela

    South African leader Nelson Mandela has died at age 95.  Leaders and celebrities around the world have spoken out in reaction to the death of the anti-apartheid icon. Madiba, as he was known to many, was ill in recent years. He continued to be a beloved...
  • Nelson Mandela dies: Social media reaction

    Nelson Mandela dies: Social media reaction
    [<a href="//storify.com/latimes/nelson-mandela-dies-at-age-95" target="_blank">View the story "Nelson Mandela dies at age 95" on Storify</a>]<h1>Nelson Mandela dies at age 95</h1><h2>South Africa's first black president and...
  • South Africa after Mandela

    Nelson Mandela was one of the towering figures of the 20th century. Like Martin Luther King Jr. and Mohandas K. Gandhi, he was revered around the globe for his vision and courage, and for the enormous personal sacrifices he made to right the wrongs that...
  • Zuma urges South Africans to realize Nelson Mandela's vision of unity

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – President Jacob Zuma appealed to fellow South Africans to live up to Nelson Mandela’s ideals and realize his vision of a united country as he announced the death Thursday of the country’s beloved former...
  • Nelson Mandela draws tributes on YouTube, Twitter

    Nelson Mandela draws tributes on YouTube, Twitter
    The world turned to social media to mourn the passing of Nelson Mandela, the statesman who emerged from 27 years in prison to lead South Africa out of apartheid. Mandela's death produced more than 3 million tweets in the first two hours after news...
  • Nelson Mandela dead at 95: Celebrities react

    Following the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at age 95, the celebrity world was quick to react, both on social media and in statements. A surprising number of celebrities had met Mandela in person and sent...
  • Muere Nelson Mandela a los 95 años

    Muere Nelson Mandela a los 95 años
    El expresidente de Sudáfrica Nelson Mandela ha muerto a los 95 años de edad, anunció hoy el actual jefe de la nación, Jacob Zuma. Según comunicó esta noche en una alocución a través de la televisión y la radio públicas, Mandela falleció a las 20.50 horas...
  • Nelson Mandela's unforgettable face, spirit captivate film world

     Nelson Mandela's unforgettable face, spirit captivate film world
    The year is 1992. Nelson Mandela, two years beyond his release from 27 years of political imprisonment and two years before he will be elected president of South Africa, stands before a classroom of Soweto children. A rare moment is being captured by...
  • Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

    Nelson Mandela, whose anti-apartheid leadership inspired millions around the world including songwriters, filmmakers and writers, died today at 95 in Johannesburg. He had been suffering from a lung infection for several months. Mandela emerged after...
  • Nets Race to Cover Aftermath of Mandela Death

    The death of South African leader Nelson Mandela Thursday sent news networks scrambling to cover the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential and revered political activists and humanitarians. News of Mandela's death at age 95 broke late...
  • California leaders remember and mourn Mandela

    SACRAMENTO -- California politicians on Thursday mourned the death of Nelson Mandela, the iconic South African leader who helped bring an end to apartheid. “Nelson Mandela fought heroically for freedom and a truly democratic society," Gov. Jerry...