The day Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, a teenage Godfrey Sithole was just beginning his journey to America.
People all over the city are speaking out about the impact of Nelson Mandela’s life and reacting to his death.
His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.
Nelson Mandela came to Philadelphia 20 years ago, on two occasions in 1993 to receive the Liberty Medal and then after he became South Africa’s President.
The South African presidency says the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical.
The first female president of Ireland was in Philadelphia for International Women’s Day, speaking at an event presented by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia.