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How The World Is Celebrating The Life Of Nelson Mandela | ThinkProgress

In his homeland of South Africa, mourners marched through the streets with tributes to Nelson Mandela. For more on this story, visit: PHOTOS: How The World Is Celebrating The Life Of Nelson Mandela | ThinkProgress. South Africa’s first black president died peacefully in company of his family at home in Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma announces For more on this story, visit: ...

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Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital | guardian.co.uk

Nelson Mandela has returned home from hospital, easing fears over his health and demonstrating his resilience and will to live at 93. South Africa’s first black president was discharged from One Military hospital in the capital, Pretoria, on Sunday and travelled in a VIP police convoy to his house in the Johannesburg suburb of Houghton. He had stayed overnight for ...

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Sharon Katz and the Peace Train preview: Nearly two decades after momentous event, Peace Train remains a force for change

There are countless inspiring stories surrounding the release of Nelson Mandela in 1990 and the 1994 general election in South Africa that ended apartheid. One was the 1993 performance of 500 singers calling themselves When Voices Meet. Made up of people from nine different racial and cultural groups, the ensemble was put together by singer-activist Sharon Katz. It sang in ...

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