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Letter from Muhammad Ali to Nelson Mandela...

A signed letter from Muhammad Ali to Nelson Mandela offering his condolences on the death of an anti-apartheid leader has sold for $8938.08 to...

Bill Gates to Invest $5B in Africa’s...

PRETORIA — Microsoft founder Bill Gates today pledged to invest USD $5 billion over the next five years for Africa's development as he called...

ANC Claims U.S. Tried to ‘Undermine’ South...

The spokesman of South Africa’s ruling party has accused the U.S. government of trying to “undermine the (country’s) democratically elected government” — though representatives...

Watch: Scathing New Report Reveals America’s Fear...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A16pheGIFB4   After decades of silence, a new exclusive in the UK's Sunday Times reveals that a former CIA operative had a major role in the...

Scholar Brilliantly Outlines Failures of Mandela Era...

https://youtu.be/JqaZVH7cUJo?t=12m35s Between (12:35 - 14:42)

Was Nelson Mandela a Sellout? Freedom Fighter’s...

Nelson Mandela is known by many epithets: freedom fighter, anti-apartheid hero, global icon. But two years after his death, a heated debate has emerged in...

The #FeesMustFall Hashtag Becomes Rallying Cry for...

The likes of the widespread student protests seen across South Africa this week have not been seen since students led the opposition to apartheid....

New Book Tears Apart Benevolent Image of...

Gandhi is well known as the inspiration for Dr. Martin Luther King’s nonviolent resistance and direct action.  Nelson Mandela even praised him for helping...

South Africa Has the Highest Number of...

South Africa has the highest number of dollar millionaires in Africa, according to a new report. According to a report by AfrAsia Bank and New...

Racism Continues in South Africa Two Decades...

Early one weekend morning, just after the nightclubs had closed, three young white men ambled into the harsh fluorescent light of a South African...

South African Minister Fikile Mbalula Denied Allegations...

South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday vehemently denied allegations that South Africa bribed FIFA officials with $10 million to secure soccer’s World...

Maine Senator Michael Willette Asks For Forgiveness...

Maine Republican state Sen. Michael Willette, a serial poster of racist comments about Barack Obama, asked the Maine Senate to forgive him for an offensive...

The Fame of Nelson Mandela and Desmond...

Not many streets have been home to a Nobel Laureate—and even fewer have been home to two. Yet, Vilakazi Street in the heart of...

Desmond Tutu Remembers Mandela’s ‘Extraordinary Magnanimity’ On...

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Tuesday hailed the day Nelson Mandela was released from prison 25 years ago as a "massively significant moment"...

25 Years After End of Apartheid, Remaining...

Only 53 percent of whites in South Africa believed that apartheid was a crime against humanity, according to a decade-long study on race relations in...

8 Ways The Ugly Remnants of Apartheid...

When Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first Black president in 1994, his ascent was celebrated worldwide and represented a change in the country’s hateful...

Cape Town: South Africa’s Honeymoon Gem For...

Selecting a honeymoon destination can be problematic. Some want a beautiful beach. Some prefer sightseeing opportunities. Others desire romantic settings. Still others seek a...

65 African Icons Every Black Person Should...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Former president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah   President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South...

10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have...

Actor Meshach Taylor died from cancer. He was 67. Actor Lou Myers. He was 77. Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles died from complications from diabetes. He was...

13 Facts You May Not Have Known...

Nelson Mandela: The Man Called Madiba Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born July 18, 1918. In November 2009, the United Nations General Assembly declared his birthday...