nelson mandela

Shepard Fairey Paints An 8-Foot Nelson Mandela Mural
Street artist Shepard Fairey left an indelible mark on popular culture with his iconic Barack Obama "Hope" image. Now, Fairey has immortalized another one of his heroes, the late human rights activist and South African president Nelson Mandela, with an eight-story mural in his honor.
Nelson Mandela Dead at 95: Stars React on Twitter
Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa who steered Africans through the continent's tense transition from apartheid to democracy two decades ago, passed away Thursday (Nov. 5) after battling an ongoing infection in his lungs. He was 95 years old.
R.I.P. Nelson Mandela
Longtime civil-rights leader and former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela died Thursday due to complications from a lung infection. He was 95 years old.
Today In Black History 2.11
Nelson Mandela's greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watching the sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing. Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both these simple pleasures were denied him for decades...