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Nelson and Winnie Mandela’s Daughter, Zindzi Mandela, Has Died at Age 59

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Zindzi Mandela has died at the age of 50. She is the daughter of Nelson and Winnie Mandela along with South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark. The South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation confirmed Mandela’s death to CNN. Visit for more information “Zindzi will not only be remembered as a daughter of our […]

How Mandela Influenced Hip-Hop with Self-Empowerment

Interestingly, almost no one can really explain exactly how Nelson Mandela influenced Hip-Hop culture. According to history, Hip-Hop was just a bubbling unit in the form of subconscious premeditated thought in 1962 the year the African icon was sent off to his 27-year imprisonment. With Mandela’s prime and Hip-Hop’s birth spanning an over ten-year gap, […]

The Source Wishes Nelson Mandela Happy 100th Birthday

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“It always seems impossible, until it’s done!” Visit for more information This statement could have been made by Diddy or Cardi B. It could have been a lyric cleverly woven into a Drake song or tattooed across 50 Cent’s chest. But none of those examples are the origins of this statement. When Nelson “Madiba” […]

Barack Obama to Deliver 2018 Nelson Mandela Lecture


Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare appearance since he stepped down as President. Visit for more information The two men were the first Black presidents of their countries. Mr Obama has said he was “one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson […]

An Exclusive Snippet Of ‘Madiba’

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 An exclusive snippet on the mini-series of one of the world’s most powerful men in history, Nelson Mandela has been released. Inspired by his life BET presents ‘Madiba‘ starring Laurence Fishburne. The series premieres [Feb.1st] on BET at 8p/9C. Check out more from the video HERE!

Today in Black History: Nelson Mandela Released From Prison


On this day in Black history, international peacemaker, humanitarian, voice of reason, and first President of South Africa Nelson Mandela was released from his imprisonment at Victor Verster Prison. Visit for more information On August 5, 1962 Mandela was captured along with Cecil Williams near Howick, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. Mandela was arrested and convicted of conspiracy […]

The Source Magazine Commemorates International Nelson Mandela Day

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Today is Nelson Mandela International Day in honor of the revolutionary African leader Madiba Visit for more information South Africans mark Nelson Mandela‘s 67 years of incarceration and fight against apartheid with 67 minutes of community service, as the world celebrates annually on July 18th for the South African leader’s birthday. Officially known as […]

Film Review: ‘Plot For Peace’

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There aren’t enough words to describe the tremendous dedication, purpose and effort that went into achieving peace in South Africa, as portrayed by the documentary “Plot For Peace.” The film, through many vignettes, tells the story of South Africa’s release of Nelson Mandela. It features the countless testimonies of diplomats, Winnie Mandela, and heads of […]

Jean-Yves Ollivier Talks New Documentary ‘Plot For Peace’

The untold story behind history a well-kept secret behind the world-wide icon: Nelson Mandela’s release was a “Plot for Peace.” For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master spies and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how Africa’s front line states helped end apartheid. The improbable key to Mandela’s prison cell was a mysterious French businessman, […]

Rakim Honors Nelson Mandela On New Track “Madiba”


Visit for more information The God Rakim returns with some brand ne music today in honor of one of the gretest leaders in this world, the late and great Nelson Mandela. The track was recorded for the upcoming flick, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and its the perfect tribute for the former South African […]

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon Addresses The Syrian Revolution And Nelson Mandela’s Passing

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The Secretary-General is a symbol of United Nations ideals and a spokesman for the interests of the people of the world, especially the poor and vulnerable.  As the “chief administrative officer”, he or she performs additional functions as entrusted by the Security Council, General Assembly, Economic and Social Council and other United Nations organs. Mr. Ban Ki-moon […]

Fact Or Wack: 13 Satirical Stories In Hip-Hop

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2013 was full of stories that developed out of the blue that the public believed to be true. From Beyonce’s “fake” pregnancy to Kanye claiming he is the next Nelson Mandela, the rumor mill churned out an immense amount of stories that led the average reader to believe it just might be true. Visit […]

The Scoop: The Boxing Community Mourns & Remembers Nelson Mandela

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Visit for more information Our sports correspondent reports from the front lines in the wake of an icons death The late Nelson Mandela was globally regarded as a man who was selfless and who fought for freedom. Although Mandela was a fighter and championed the cause of apartheid in South Africa, he was also […]