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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 …

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 The Power of Sport

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> …

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 …

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> …

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Nelson Mandela was a symbol for justice, equality and dignity

The story told by Mandela's life is not one of infallible human beings and inevitable triumph. It is the story of a man who was willing to risk his own life for what he believed in<p>• Nelson Mandela dies aged 95 – live updates<p>Like many people around the world, I came to know of Nelson Mandela from a …

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, 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 …

Will the World See Another Mandela?

The South African's distinctive model of transformative leadership<p>The great ones, it often seems, hand off the mantle of greatness to each other. Nelson Mandela, in his 1994 autobiography <i>Long Walk to Freedom</i>, described how Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in 1941 helped change his life and …

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 …

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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 …

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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