Nelson Mandela

As Student, Obama Drew Inspiration From Mandela
The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
South Africans Hold Day of Prayer for Mandela
South Africans flocked to houses of worship for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor former President Nelson Mandela, starting planned events to commemorate the liberation struggle icon that will culminate in what is expected to be one of the biggest funerals in modern times.
South Africa Prepares to Welcome World Leaders
South Africa is readying itself for the arrival of a flood of world leaders for the memorial service and funeral for Nelson Mandela as thousands of mourners continued to flock to sites around the country Saturday to pay homage to the freedom struggle icon.
Nelson “A-Rod” Mandela?
Worldwide coverage yesterday of the death of Nelson Mandela came with a head scratcher from the Motor City. The local NBC affiliate was covering the story and something went awry. Take a look. I'm sure it won't take you long to spot the blunder...

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