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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Friday, March 20, at 11 a.m. New Directions for Women's Health Luncheon National Jewish Health Gail Sheehy, New York Times best-selling author of "Passages," will speak about the importance of living a daring life every day. $100. Polo Club of...
  • 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...
  • South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale

    South African man has Nelson Mandela's key to Fort Lauderdale
    Few things are more frustrating than losing your keys or more gratifying than finding them, but Jonathan Rogers felt neither emotion when he found a Key to the City of Fort Lauderdale in South Africa. Rogers saw a piece of history. He says the key...
  • What you missed: This week's top stories from Broward's breaking news team

    What you missed: This week's top stories from Broward's breaking news team
    My reporter colleagues on the Sun Sentinel's Broward breaking news team -- Tonya Alanez (@tAlanez); Mike Clary (@MikeClary); Emily Miller (@EmilyBethMiller); Erika Pesantes (@EPesantes) and Wayne Roustan (@WayneRoustan) -- filed some excellent stories...