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Nelson Mandela

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  • Vienna names square after Nelson Mandela

    The city of Vienna has decided to honor Nelson Mandela by naming a square after him. A city statement issued Thursday says the move recognizes Mandela's role as an "international example for civil courage and the fight for democracy." The "Nelson...
  • Glamazon Mama: Advice that could change the world

    Glamazon Mama: Advice that could change the world
    Motherhood has seriously altered my social calendar. I’ve traded runway shows for Disney On Ice, and by 9 p.m. I’m just as ready for bed as my infant. But a dinner invitation from a friend recently came along that I just couldn’t...
  • SAfrica: Charity, solidarity arise in anti-foreigner attacks

    Recent attacks on immigrants and their businesses in some parts of South Africa revealed anger over limited economic opportunities and a degree of intolerance, but they also gave rise to charity and solidarity. Police in KwaZulu-Natal, where the violence...
  • Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama

    Historic encounter with Cuba's Castro awaits Obama in Panama
    Turning the page on a half-century of hostility, President Barack Obama signaled Thursday he will soon remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, boosting hopes for improved ties as he prepared for a historic encounter with Cuban...
  • South African students must take movement to society for real progress

    South African students must take movement to society for real progress
    On April 9, a larger-than-life bronze statue of Cecil John Rhodes was removed from its perch at the University of Cape Town. Before the statue was hoisted into a truck and taken away, the black university students who had successfully demanded its removal...
  • Mandela daughter to speak in West Boca

    Mandela daughter to speak in West Boca
    The late Nelson Mandela's daughter will speak in a rare U.S. appearance at a West Boca benefit to raise money for wells at two schools in her father's hometown near his burial site. Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela, a South African businesswoman and chairwoman...
  • The Rev. Willie Barrow dies at 90; longtime civil rights activist

    The Rev. Willie Barrow dies at 90; longtime civil rights activist
    The Rev. Willie Barrow, a front-line civil rights fighter for decades and a mentor to younger generations of activists, has died in Chicago. She was 90. Barrow was a field organizer for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., marched on Washington and Selma in...
  • Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'

    Santaluces High School students screen 'Selma'
    Thanks to 10th grade English teacher Leann Harms, students at Santaluces Community High School recently were able to have a special on-campus screening of Oprah Winfrey's latest film, "Selma." Harms emailed Ava DuVernay, the director of the film, and...
  • House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy

    House of Mandela wines sticks with cheerful spirit of philanthropy
    Nelson Mandela often said charity begins at home, so it's fitting his family is carrying on his legacy of giving back. I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela's daughter Dr. Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela-Amuah and his granddaughter Tukwini...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Through Saturday, April 18 Exhibit: Feast for the Eyes Cultural Council of Palm Beach County Barry Seidman's new fine art photography series, Feast for the Eyes, will be on display. Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, 601 Lake Ave., Lake...
  • Nelson Mandela's daughter to speak at 'The Power of Hope'

    What's happening: The Power of Hope Mark your calendar: March 28 at 6 p.m. Where: St. Andrews Country Club, 17577 W. Claridge Oval, Boca Raton The details: This evening will feature an elegant, South African inspired dinner including lobster tails,...