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Van Jones Honored With Nelson Mandela Changemaker Award

"Nelson Mandela changed the world," Jones said. "But first, he changed himself. That's what people forget."

Mary J. Blige, Saweetie, And Tabitha Brown To Host ‘Recipe for Change: Amplifying Black Women’ Series

The program is executive produced by LeBron James and Maverick Carter with The SpringHill Company.

Zindzi Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s Daughter, Dies At 59

The youngest daughter of the former South African president and anti-apartheid activist was an ambassador to Denmark.

Uzo Aduba, Debra Lee And More Honor Nelson Mandela’s Life And Legacy

Six years after Nelson Mandela's death, his teachings continue to change and inspire South Africa and the world.

Obama Releases His 2018 Summer Reading List, Features African Authors

Barack Obama‘s summer reading list for 2018 has finally arrived. Released Friday (Jul. 13), some of Africa’s most powerful voices are among the featured authors on 44’s…

Beyoncé & JAY-Z, Wizkid, Pharrell And More To Headline Global Citizen’s Mandela 100 Fest

Nelson Mandela’s legacy will be celebrated this year as Global Citizen heads to Africa to host the Mandela 100, a star-studded tribute concert to honor what would’ve…

Barack Obama Will Deliver A Speech In South Africa To Honor Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

Barack Obama might be a former president, but he’s still globally leaving a legacy of tolerance. Obama will reportedly give a commemorative speech to honor Nelson Mandela…

Winnie Mandela, Apartheid Activist, Dies At 81

Apartheid activist Winnie Mandela died Monday morning. (April 2) Family spokesman Victor Dlamini confirmed Mandela’s death and said the 81 year old passed away due to an…

Nelson Mandela Day: Looking Back On The Icon’s View Of “Enemies”

On Tuesday (Jul. 18), admirers of the late Nelson Mandela have shared quotes, photos and images of the leader on what would’ve been his 99th birthday. Today also…