Category Racism

Watch Full Speech: President Obama Speaks on Trayvon Martin and Racism in America July 19, 2013

President Obama makes a statement about Trayvon Martin and the verdict of the court trial that followed the Florida teenager’s death. Advertisements

Residents of Mandela’s home town anxious for news on his health

In Qunu, the home village of former South African president Nelson Mandela, residents fear they may never see their beloved Madiba again. Many came to his home, anxious for news about his health and to wish him well, including Nophelo Xwarha, the woman who tended his garden for eight years. “We hope he gets better […]

Nelson Mandela Tribute Speech Videos

“South Africans lit candles outside the hospital where anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela lay Wednesday night amid a report that the former president was on life support.” – CNN “Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Xhosa pronunciation: [xoˈliːɬaɬa manˈdeːla]; born 18 July 1918) is a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africafrom 1994 to 1999. He was the first black […]