Nelson Mandela

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990, in Paris, to have talks with French president Francois Mitterrand. Nelson Mandela, who was released from jail on 11 February 1990, is in Paris for a two-day official visit. (Photo credit should read MICHEL CLEMENT,DANIEL JANIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Detroit Honors Nelson Mandela With Street Renaming

The city of Detroit plans to mark Nelson Mandela’s birthday with remembrances of his 1990 visit to “Motortown” and the unveiling of a street renamed in his honor.


Photo: Keith Bernstein © 2013 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved.

Do NOT Miss ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’

Everyone, and I mean everyone, should see ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’ which chronicles the life of former South African President Nelson Mandela.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/23/2013

ALTERNATIVE CROP US President Barack Obama (R) and British Prime Minister David Cameron pose for a picture with Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt (C) next to US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) during the memorial service of South African former president Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium (Soccer City) in Johannesburg on December 10, 2013. Mandela, the revered icon of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa and one of the towering political figures of the 20th century, died in Johannesburg on December 5 at age 95. AFP PHOTO / ROBERTO SCHMIDT/Getty Images

Obama Taking Selfies At Nelson Mandela’s Funeral?

During the funeral service for world-renowned leader Nelson Mandela, Getty Images caught the leader of the free world apparently cutting up with the attractive, blonde leader of Denmark,

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Nelson Mandela. (Getty Images)

Tribute To Nelson Mandela Scheduled At Music Hall For The Performing Arts

A tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela is scheduled to take place in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2013

Morgan's photograph of Mandela's 90th birthday celebration.

Detroit Photographer Reflects On Mandela

What’s it like for an international photographer from Detroit who took some of the final pictures of the South African legend?

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

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Local and State Leaders Remember Nelson Mandela

Incredible. Courageous. Honorable… those are words that Michigan political and community leaders are using to describe Nelson Mandela.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2013

From left: Graca Machal, Nelson Madela, Monica Morgan (credit: Monica Morgan Photography)

Detroiter Prays For Nelson Mandela’s Recovery

A local photographer from Detroit who has traveled the world is reminiscing on her time spent with Nelson Mandela, who is critically ill.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2013