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Local Non-Profit To Honor Legacy Of Nelson Mandela

The Martin Luther King Association is finalizing preparations for its 32nd annual awards and benefits luncheon.

01/19/2014

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South African Native Living In Philadelphia Recalls Meeting Nelson Mandela

The day Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, a teenage Godfrey Sithole was just beginning his journey to America.

12/06/2013

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People Around The City React To Nelson Mandela’s Death

People all over the city are speaking out about the impact of Nelson Mandela’s life and reacting to his death.

12/06/2013

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Philadelphians Fondly Remember Nelson Mandela

His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.

12/06/2013

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Philadelphians Remember Mandela’s Visits To The City

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.

12/05/2013

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South Africa: Mandela’s Condition Worsened To “Critical”

The South African presidency says the health condition of Nelson Mandela has become critical.

06/23/2013

(Hon. Mary Robinson speaks to the World Affairs Council at the Marriott Hotel in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Mary Robinson, Ireland’s First Female President, Speaks For Women During Phila. Visit

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.

03/08/2013