Nelson Mandela was a living beacon for all things true and just. So the news of one his family tree extensions being involved in an underage rape scandal is understandable accompanied with great sadness and disgust.
The 45th NAACP Image Awards are taking place on February 22 and they are centering around a tribute Oprah Winfrey is scheduled to give the late Nelson Mandela.
While the holidays call for a festive atmosphere, let’s not forget those who have moved on. As we get ready to toast to 2014, we look back at those who we lost in 2013.
Comedian and host Steve Harvey recently recorded a candid chat with President Barack Obama for his The Steve Harvey Show program at the White House. Instead of grilling the president with hard questions about politics and the like, Harvey opted for a more relaxed approach.
After the public memorial service at Johannesburg’s FNB stadium last Tuesday, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest in his home village Sunday (December 16). The country of South Africa continued to praise the great leader over the weekend, ahead of a state funeral before his casket was lowered into its final resting place in Qunu.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was close to the late Nelson Mandela, suffered a robbery at his home while at the memorial for his friend. The latest break-in was the third to happen at the Tutu residence and the second this year alone.
During the memorial service for beloved world figure Nelson Mandela on Tuesday (December 10), a sign language interpreter graced the stage near invited speakers. After a director for a South African nonprofit for the deaf declared the interpreter a fake, the man claims he was hallucinating during the event.
A picture is usually worth a thousand words and President Obama’s minor Internet ribbing due to him posing for selfies at Nelson’s Mandela’s memorial service with United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt was totally blown out of proportion, reports TODAY.
As Commander-In-Chief to the most prestigious nation, President Obama should know that all eyes are always watching him.
For Jean Grae is it truly deeper than Rap. The South African born, but New York City bred MC is known to provide the world an honest look at her life inside and outside the studio.
President Barack Obama and several world leaders gathered today (December 10) to honor the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 95. In a moving address delivered inside a large soccer stadium, President Obama celebrated the life of Mandela with graceful eloquence.
The late, great Nelson Mandela inspired countless individuals during his lifetime through his courageous actions, and has since been aptly commemorated in his wake. Last night, Jay Z dedicated a live rendition of “Young Forever” to the South African revolutionary at the Los Angeles stop of the “Magna Carter” Tour.
By now you should know that Compton rapper The Game has no problem getting fame figures tattooed on his body. Jayceon Taylor’s latest ink is of the late Nelson Mandela.
Late last week, a website posted a fake Kanye West story where he allegedly compared himself to the late Nelson Mandela. Despite it clearly being bogus, many outlets, and social media users, were fooled. Yeezy took to Twitter today (December 9) to further assert that the quotes were not his.
Thanks to the audacity he has displayed in prior interviews and the outrageous quotes they tend to generate, some people will believe anything they’re told Kanye West said. That happened late last week when a fake Yeezy interview where the rapper said he was the next Nelson Mandela fooled many.