Nelson Mandela

SILVER SPRING, MD, DECEMBER 6, 2013 – Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes issues the following on statement in recognition of the passing of Nelson Mandela. “The…

Nelson Mandela, the first Black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 94 in a South African hospital. Related: Nelson Mandela Rushed To Hospital, In ‘Serious Condition’ CNN reports the man lovingly referred to as South Africa’s father and apartheid’s nemesis Nelson Mandela has died. “He is now resting. He is now […]

Former South African President and anti-apartheid revolutionary hero Nelson Mandela has died at his Johannesburg home. He was 95. Nelson Mandela’s family and friends were gathering at his house last night, just days after his eldest daughter said the revered former South African statesman was “on his deathbed”. Two of Mr Mandela’s granddaughters and Bantu […]

South Africa’s former president, Nelson Mandela, remains “quite ill” and unable to speak because of tubes that are keeping his lungs clear of fluid, though he is relaxed, his former wife told a South African newspaper. “He remains very sensitive to any germs, so he has to be kept literally sterile. The bedroom there (in his suburban […]

WINNIE MANDELA stars Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Elias Koteas and Wendy Crewson. It was written by André Pieterse and Darrell J. Roodt and directed by Darrell J. Roodt.   Starring Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) and Academy Award® nominee Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow), WINNIE MANDELA is an epic story of love, sacrifice and […]

South Africans were torn on Wednesday between the desire not to lose a critically ill Nelson Mandela, who defined the aspirations of so many of…

While Nelson Mandela’s recent hospitalization has been garnering headlines, actor Idris Elba plans on making news of his own announcing that he will be portraying the South African leader in an upcoming biopic. According to The Guardian, Elba believes the film to be the finest interpretation of Mandela yet, saying that the movie is “hands […]

Former President of South Africa and humanitarian Nelson “Madiba” Mandela (pictured) would have been 96 today. The world lost the great leader and proponent of change…