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Exactly 20 years ago today, former South African prisoner Nelson Mandela and former apartheid president FW De Klerk were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for successfully negotiating the end of South African apartheid. Twenty years later, President Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and more than 100 leaders from the  United States and around the world…

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Everyone is loving Nelson Mandela in death. But, much like Martin Luther King in America, Mandela had a score of powerful detractors and enemies while he was alive — and more particularly when he was fighting and imprisoned trying to obliterate the unjust South African apartheid system. Some who opposed Mandela have, of course, amended…

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The celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela, who died at the age of 95, continues with stunning and poignant tributes around the world in honor of the revolutionary who helped topple South African apartheid. Take a look at the tributes to the man affectionately known as Madiba below:  

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Nelson Mandela’s fight for human rights in South Africa left a lasting impression on billions of people around the world. As we remember the 95-year-old statesman today following his death on Dec. 5, we reflect on all the positive and inspirational quotes and speeches he so often gave to his country and the world. With…

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the Nobel Prize-winning revolutionary who was the driving force behind the toppling of apartheid in the other U.S.A. — Union of South Africa — and then became the nation’s first black president, died in his homeland at age 95. Mandela became the symbol of anti-apartheid activist worldwide who aspired to have apartheid outlawed.…

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Celebrities react to the death of Nelson Mandela The world is currently reeling over the passing of Nelson Mandela. The iconic anti-apartheid hero died today December, 5, 2013. He was 95-years-old. So far stars including South African actress Charlize Theron and Whoopi Goldberg are mourning his death and sending their condolences online. My thoughts and…

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