Eugene Alexander

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Fire and Forgiveness: How Apartheid Left Its Mark on Winnie and Nelson Mandela

Brandfort, South Africa – In 1977, the apartheid authorities banished Nelson Mandela’s wife Winnie to Brandfort, a small, remote town in South …

Remembering Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies

Freedom fighter, prisoner, moral compass and South Africa's symbol of the struggle against racial oppression.<p>That was Nelson Mandela, who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead his country out of decades of apartheid.<p>He died Thursday night at age 95.<p>His message of reconciliation, not vengeance, …

Newspaper review: 'Mourning after' Mandela and World Cup

<b>Saturday's front pages are largely split between those continuing to lead with Nelson Mandela's death and those focusing on England's World Cup 2014 draw.</b><p>An image of a young white man comforting a clearly distressed black woman - an image Mandela himself surely would have welcomed - appears in the …

Mandela death: How a prisoner became a legend

<b>As the imprisoned Nelson Mandela became the face of a global campaign against apartheid, within South Africa a ban on his image meant people weren't sure what he looked like - and he became a mythological figure, recalls author William Gumede.</b><p>Nelson Mandela was very fond of telling a story of how, …

The Only Fried Chicken Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to fried chicken, you have to trust the South. No matter how well David Chang can crisp up a chicken leg, no one knows better than Southerners when it comes to battering and frying chicken. We get the need to experiment when it comes to food -- it's how we've been blessed with …

How To Grill Perfect Steak

<b>Remove the steak from the fridge 1 hour before cooking:</b> Set the steak on a plate and let it come to room temperature for about an hour before …