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Nelson Mandela: A Life Told Through The Media

Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at 95, led one of the most consequential lives in modern history. Throughout his life, the media followed him intensely, covering his long journey from persecuted freedom fighter to political prisoner to an icon of freedom.<p>Below, …

.@AP Photo: Nelson Mandela casts his vote during South Africa's 1994 election http://t.co/qNIf3I4gr6 (@Walldo)

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Ritchie King on Twitter: "Inspiring, sad, droll, eerie, and nostalgic photos of Mandela with celebrities and leaders http://t.co/2G8itapic0 http://t.co/pYW16CeStA"

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MTV on Twitter: "RIP Nelson Mandela. A look at the legacy he leaves behind: http://t.co/O7Kw2TIxBf http://t.co/DgKv1hVInr"

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Nelson Mandela death: World reaction

<b>People around the world have been reacting to the news that South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, aged 95.</b><p>World leaders<p><b>South African President Jacob Zuma</b> announced Nelson Mandela's death, saying South Africa had lost "its greatest son" and calling on …

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The Day Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison

<i>Editor's Note: Wednesday marks the 25th anniversary of the day that Nelson Mandela walked out of prison and entered the negotiations to end apartheid. Greg Myre, the international editor of</i> NPR.org, <i>covered Mandela's release and recounts that day.</i><p>The evening before his release from 27 years in …

President Obama's Statement On The Death Of Nelson Mandela

"He bent the arch of the moral universe toward justice."<p>"At his trial in 1964, Nelson Mandela closed his statement from the dock saying, "I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all …

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Obama: I Will Learn From Mandela

RT @latimespast: R.I.P. Nelson Mandela. Here he is after receiving the key to the city from L.A. Mayor Tom Bradley in 1990: http://t.co/qJJUBOS23U

Nelson Mandela's Death and South Africa's Next Great Struggle

With the anti-apartheid crusader's death on Thursday, will South Africans finally confront the stark inequalities that still plague their young democracy?<p>For our physical education classes, we were supposed to wear white. One day, my usual white T-shirt was dirty, or lost, and I raided my father's …

Nelson Mandela: 1918 - 2013 | Reuters.com

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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> …

Watch: Nelson Mandela’s Sole Movie Performance

As would be expected for a man as distinguished and renowned as the late South African leader, Nelson Mandela had dozens of on-screen credits for …

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 …

South African president announces passing of Nelson Mandela

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 …

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 …

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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: 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.

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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: 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 …