Nelson Mandela , was in Harlem in 1990 when he spoke at City College, a few years before in 1993, after 27 years of imprisonment.
On June 21, 1990, Nelson Mandela joined ABC anchor Ted Koppel at City College in Harlem on 135th Street, for a historic town meeting before an over-capacity audience at Aaron Davis Hall.
This past weekend, Nelson Mandela’s four official legacy organizations, were joined by the global community to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth and the 25th anniversary of South Africa’s first democratic elections.
By Marc Rasbury Last Thursday we lost one of the worlds most significant and historic individuals in former South African President Nelson Mandela.
Shared Interest, a leading New York-based nonprofit social investment fund, and Madiba Harlem at MIST will co-host the panel discussion “Women and Youth: Driving Development in Southern Africa” .
On February 13th, the Nelson Mandela Foundation in association with CultureHorde will hold a tribute concert in honor of the late, great Nelson Mandela – celebrating his life and legacy, and the 20th anniversary of democratic freedom in South Africa.
A service of praise and thanksgiving for the life of Nelson Mandela held at Riverside Church in Morningside Heights was a chance for New Yorkers to pay tribute to an international icon.
A great video with diva Whitney Houston in a concert for Nelson Mandela. Mariah Carey said that this was one of her “…favorite Whitney Houston performance moments”, and with Whitney’s voice we see why.
The Riverside Church — in conjunction with the South African Consulate — will host Consul General George Monyemangene, former Mayor David N. Dinkins, the Rev. Al Sharpton and other VIPs for “A Service of Praise and Thanksgiving for the Life of President Nelson Mandela” on Wednesday, December 11 in the Nave of the historic Church…
South African president Nelson Mandela saying hello to a Harlem, N.Y., crowd seen in this in June, 1990 photograph during a rally.
Harlem World Magazine network (writers, board members, contributors, partners, friends, etc.,) respond to the passing of South Africa’s first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela:
By Kitty J. Pope One of the top two most visited countries in Africa, South Africa is a beautiful, radiant country that has something for everyone.
A number of memorial services have been planned for the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela in Harlem, New York this week, the first US city she visited with Nelson Mandela upon his release from prison in 1990 a source reports.
Hailing from a long line of Hollywood royalty, actor Mandela Van Peebles is ready for his turn in the spotlight, starring as Mitch in the highly anticipated eighth installment of the SAW.
“I don’t look at the achievements of the individual, but the achievements of group.” – Nelson Mandela