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Obama: I Will Learn From Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South African crusader for racial equality, dies at 95

JOHANNESBURG,South Africa--Nelson Mandela,South Africa's beloved first black president and anti-apartheid hero, has died after suffering recurring lung infections that were the legacy oftuberculosiscontracted in prison during his long fight against oppression, President Jacob Zuma said in a …

Nelson Mandela: 1918 - 2013 | Reuters.com

Nelson Mandela The Power of Sport

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Mandela Unbound: Imagining the South African Future

<i>In March 1990, one month after Nelson Mandela's release from prison, John Carlin — then a South Africa correspondent for The Independent in London —</i> …

Muhammad Ali's Statement On Nelson Mandela's Death Is Beautiful

"I am deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Mandela. His was a life filled with purpose and hope; hope for himself, his country and the world. He inspired others to reach for what appeared to be impossible and moved them to break through the barriers that held them hostage mentally, physically, …

Nelson Mandela, the Father

To the very end, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, though frail and somewhat forgetful, remained the Father of the Nation for South Africans. It could even be said that, in the several trips he’s made to the hospital over the past two years, he was, in his own way, preparing his family—biological and …

Nelson Mandela: Presidential Years

Credits: Story<p>Photographer — <b>Ardon Bar-Hama</b><br>Research & Curation — <b>Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Staff</b><p>Credits: All media<p>The story featured may in some …

Five Unexpected Facts About Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's remarkable life and accomplishments are being celebrated this week and will be long remembered in the months and years ahead.<p>The …

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<i>Editor’s note: Every week Fortune publishes a story from its magazine archives. With the news that South African political prisoner-turned-president Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95, we are republishing an interview with Mandela conducted by our former editor Marshall Loeb. This was</i> …

Barack Obama: Nelson Mandela was a symbol for justice, equality and dignity

Like many people around the world, I came to know of Nelson Mandela from a distance, when he was imprisoned on Robben Island. To so many of us, he was more than just a man – he was a symbol of the struggle for justice, equality, and dignity in South Africa and around the globe. His sacrifice was so …

What Nelson Mandela taught us about leadership

Nelson Mandela will be remembered not only for his unrelenting pursuit of racial equality but also his fearless leadership. His guidance led a divided country into an era of racial peace and economic prosperity. The Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in a public statement, acknowledged Mandela’s …

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Nelson Mandela death announced at Long Walk to Freedom film premiere

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi learnt of her father's death while watching the royal premiere in London of Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, which chronicles his life.<p>Zindzi Mandela took her seat alongside royalty, celebrities and fans of the former South African president to watch the film in …

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Honoring one of the world’s greatest leaders.<p>Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and the transformational civil rights leader largely responsible for the dismantling of apartheid, died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela was one of the world’s most celebrated …

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Nelson Mandela Dead At 95

“We’ve lost our greatest son,” South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma said<p>Nelson Mandela has died at 95, South Africa's president, Jacob Zuma, announced on Thursday.<p>"We've lost our greatest son," Zuma said of Mandela, who fought to end apartheid and then became the first elected president of …

Nelson Mandela remembered: revolutionary, statesman, politician

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It took 22 years for a generation to see this picture of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s image is now ubiquitous. But after his imprisonment in 1964, it was illegal to photograph or republish a photo of the political prisoner in South Africa. Thus, a generation of apartheid South Africans grew up without Mandela—or at least all the photos of him flashing before us now …

Robben Island: Nelson Mandela's Prison Home

A detention cell at the Robben Island prison that once held Nelson Mandela. 1992<br>Koto Bolofo<p>1 of 12<p>Relentlessly pounded by the angry surf and chilled …

Nelson Mandela: The 27 prison years

During Nelson Mandela's 27 years behind bars, he became the world's most famous political prisoner.<p>Mike Wooldridge looks back on the time he spent in jail.

Nelson Mandela: Letters to Loved Ones From Prison

In the 27 years that Nelson Mandela spent imprisoned in South Africa, he wrote letters to his loved ones.<p>Razia Saleh of the Nelson Mandela Foundation …

Here's The Infamous 1962 Document Committing Mandela To Prison

Former South African president Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela led an incredible life, which included a 27-year incarceration.<p>This is the document that committed Mandela to prison on a sabotage conviction for a string of bombings on government buildings, perpetrated by the …

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Inside The Tiny Prison Cell That Held Nelson Mandela For Nearly 20 Years

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95, after succumbing to a long battle with a lung infection.<p>He served as the first black president of South Africa and brought an end to apartheid, but his story of struggle began decades before — when he was arrested and …

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Nelson Mandela: Early Life

Credits: Story<p>Photographer — <b>Ardon Bar Hama</b><br>Photographer — <b>Matthew Willman</b><br>Reasearch & Curation — <b>Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Staff</b><p>Credits: All …

Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

Nelson Mandela, the towering figure of Africa's struggle for freedom and a hero to millions around the world, has died at the age of 95.<p>South Africa's first black president died in the company of his family at home in Johannesburg after years of declining health that had caused him to withdraw from …

Nelson Mandela dies at 95

South African president Jacob Zuma made the announcement at a news conference late Thursday, saying, "We've lost our greatest son."<p>Mandela's death …

Obama Expected To Travel To South Africa For Nelson Mandela Funeral

President Barack Obama will likely travel to South Africa to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a White House official told ABC News on Thursday.<p><i>More from the Associated Press:</i><p>Counting himself among the millions influenced by Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama …