Amiri Baraka, Our ‘Griot’<br />
1934-2014

Amiri Baraka, Our ‘Griot’
1934-2014

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

Amiri Baraka—author, cultural critic, revolutionary, professor and intellectual—passed away today in New York City after… Read More

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South Africa says 'Go Well' to Nelson Mandela

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by Rebecca L. Weber

Whether they were at home, a stadium, or a gas station, most South Africans spent Sunday morning watching the state funeral of Nelson… Read More

MANDELA REFLECTIONS:<br />
Tell Us How His Life Has Touched Yours

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President Obama says that the fight against apartheid and the battle to free Nelson Mandela from unjust imprisonment was the spark… Read More

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Nelson Mandela's South Africa [PHOTOS]

Few statesmen are as intertwined with their country's identity as Nelson Mandela and South Africa are. Lovingly known as Madiba… Read More

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the Mighty Nelson Mandela

15 Things You Should Know About
the Mighty Nelson Mandela

by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond

1. His real first name is Rolihlahla. Mandela’s parents named him "Rolihlahla" which, in… Read More

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