Nelson Mandela And The Harlem Love Affair

December 6, 2013

Nelson-MandelaSouth African president Nelson Mandela saying hello to a Harlem, N.Y., crowd seen in this in June, 1990 photograph during a rally.

The photograph was taken months before the nearly 15 hours of talks on Monday, August 6 1990 between an African National Congress delegation, led by Mr. Mandela, and the South African government, led by President Frederik de Klerk.

Sometime later, the ANC announced the immediate suspension of its nearly 30-year guerrilla war against white minority rule, after striking a deal with the government on the release of political prisoners.

ny-mandelaFifteen years later, president Nelson Mandela returned to Harlem with then mayor elect David Dinkins for a gathering at Riverside Church in west Harlem, N.Y. in 2005.

UPI Photo/Files/Source.

By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Harlem World Magazine, 2521 1/2 west 42nd street, Los Angeles, CA, 90008, You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
Enhanced by Zemanta

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Articles

AARP Local