South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Mandela has died.  She was 81-years-old. Winnie Madikizela Mandela was the former wife of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela.   The couple were recognized as a symbol of the anti-apartheid struggle for nearly three decades. In an official statement, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said: “She died after a long […]

Journalist Ed Gordon chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about why he’s been seemingly absent from television for a while, and the exciting journalistic adventure he’s about to embark on. He also talks about the premiere of “Ed Gordon,” his new hour-long TV show on BounceTV. He opens up about his first episode, in which […]


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Rendering of the winning human rights memorial honoring the late Nelson Mandela. (photo courtesy of Moody Nolan Architects) SAN MATEO, Calif., May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The Nelson Mandela Foundation, in partnership with NorthStar Memorial Group and the California chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), today announced the launch of […]


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STATE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR THE LATE FORMER PRESIDENT Date: 10 December 2013 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Obituary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela CLICK HERE  Mandela Funeral Program It is with deep sadness that the Government has learnt of the passing of the father of South Africa’s democracy – Nelson Rolihlahla […]