Mandela

RICHMOND, VA. (KISS): 2013 Capital City Kwanzaa Festival is at a new location, The Hippodrome Theater, 528 North 2nd Street, Saturday, December 28, 1pm – 9pm at, presented by The Elegba Folklore Society, Inc. Richmond’s Cultural Ambassador. This year’s theme is “Remembering Mandela”. The African Market Place opens at 1pm followed by Processional and Candle […]

Aleebo, the bootleg movie reviewer is back on “The D.L. Hughley Show” to share his thoughts on Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom. Listen to the…

94-year-old former South African President Nelson Mandela is in the hospital due to a lung infection. Mandela has been treated for lung ailments before, when he suffered from tuberculosis during his 27-year-imprisonment. He has had a number of respiratory infections over the years. Mandela was admitted to a hospital just before midnight Wednesday “due to the recurrence of […]

Cape Town -U.S Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrapped up her 11-tour in South Africa on Wednesday. Her tour ended with a speech at the University of Western Cape, honoring it as “vanguard” of the anti-apartheid movement. Secretary Clinton sent a “call out” to South Africans to model the legacy of Nelson Mandela and the […]

  Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on this date July 18, 1918 in South Africa. Mandela was the first ever to be elected President in a fully representative democratic election 1994-1999. He was an anti-apartheid activist, leader and co-founder of Umkhonto We Sizwe. The group was affiliated with the African National Congress (ANC). Mandela was […]

Jennifer Hudson is heading back to the big screen and she’s reportedly taking on the powerful role of Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s former wife. According to Variety, production on the movie will begin on May 30 in the South African locations of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Transkei and Robben Island – where Mandela was imprisoned for […]