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Nelson Mandela

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  • Despots thrive by silencing the opposition

    Opposition research is an accepted part of democratic battle. You learn as much as you can about your opponent the inevitable embarrassments of youth, sexual proclivities, financial improprieties or just stuff you can twist or credibly make up to put...
  • 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...
  • Namibian president wins African leadership prize

    Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for African leadership, the first African leader deemed worthy of the honor since 2011. While Africa's dictators and long-serving rulers garner much attention and news coverage, the $5...
  • No precedent for Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress

    Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't have caused such a ruckus. But a foreign leader denouncing President Barack Obama's policy from within the grand hall of American democracy upended nearly two...
  • Foreign talks to Congress often a yawn, but not Netanyahu's

    Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't cause such a fuss. But a foreign leader denouncing U.S. policy from within the grand hall of American democracy upends nearly two centuries of tradition. A joint...
  • Je suis désolée: White House apologies for absence at anti-terror rally in Paris

    In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally in Paris. While leaders from Europe, the Middle East and...
  • South Africa grants parole to apartheid death squad leader 'Prime Evil'

    South Africa grants parole to apartheid death squad leader 'Prime Evil'
    One of apartheid’s most notorious killers, Eugene de Kock, a former police colonel nicknamed “Prime Evil,” will walk free after 20 years in jail. South Africa’s government announced Friday that De Kock had been granted parole. De...
  • Art by Nelson Mandela to go on view in Miramar

    Art by Nelson Mandela to go on view in Miramar
    After he served time as a prisoner on Robben Island, after he resigned as president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela documented his long walk to freedom as an artist. In a collection of drawings and paintings capturing the place where Mandela was...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • Historic Mandela exhibit on display

    Historic Mandela exhibit on display
    Artwork created by Nelson Mandela during his 27 years of imprisonment are on display in Miramar, the first time all 10 pieces in the series have been exhibited together in the U.S. The third collaboration between Miramar and ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale,...
  • Grammy telecast chief Ken Ehrlich to receive Walk of Fame star

    Grammy telecast chief Ken Ehrlich to receive Walk of Fame star
    Longtime Grammy Awards executive producer Ken Ehrlich is next in line to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of his extensive history of bringing pop music and television together. Ehrlich will receive the 2,541st star on the Walk of...