| Apr 30, 2015
| 9:40 AM
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."
| Apr 28, 2015
| 7:16 AM
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...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:21 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 4:28 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2015
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...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Mar 11, 2015
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...
| Apr 8, 2015
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...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:51 AM
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,...