News, Politics

Nelson Mandela spent nearly three decades behind bars and became the symbol of the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa, and eventually became the nation’s first Black president after his release. In a recently released article, a former CIA agent admitted that he helped the South African government jail the beloved world leader.

GALLERY, News, The List

The passing of iconic South African anti-apartheid activist and revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela has shaken the entire globe.


Nelson Mandela celebrates his 95th birthday today (July 18). Mandela has been battling health issues that landed him in the hospital where he remains,  but  is said to be making improvements and responding well to treatment.


Nelson Mandela’s health is fading as doctors in South Africa are hoping to stabilize the lauded anti-apartheid leader. Mandela was admitted into the hospital this month for a recurring lung infection, which has now entered a critical stage.


It’s hard to imagine what state South Africa (and likely the rest of the world) would be in were it not for the harrowing actions of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. The 94-year-old is best known for his opposition to apartheid in his home country, which resulted in a 27-year incarceration. Mandela’s story is inspiring because he […]


Africa is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s freedom from prison. 20 years ago on February 20, 1990 Mandela was released from a Cape Town, South Africa prison after being a political prisoner for 27 years. Mandela served 27 years behind bars of a life sentence  for his activism against apartheid, the movement that […]

NAACP, Politics

“Apartheid Education” is what the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the NAACP, feels is the appropriate example to describe Pittsburgh’s public education system, and furthermore, explain the educational divide that separates the city’s Black and White students like a chasm forged with falling meteors. The famed organization marched in a protest through […]