Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela and his wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, gesture as they arrive at Soccer City Stadium in Soweto, South Africam on Feb. 13, 1990, two days after after being released from prison after serving 27 years.
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February 11, 2020 - 11:20 am
Thirty years ago, Nelson Mandela was released from 27 years of imprisonment by South Africa's apartheid regime and instantly galvanized the country, and the world, to dismantle the brutal system of racial oppression. Read more here.
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In this June 11 2004, file photo, supporters of the Afrikaner Resistance Movement (AWB) display an old South African flag, second from left, an old Afrikaner "Vierkleur" flag and swastika-like flags.
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August 21, 2019 - 11:44 am
By Mogomotsi Magoma, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination. Judge Phineas Mojapelo said the ruling was not a...
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Pennsylvania Department of Corrections/Jim Melwert
Jim Melwert
February 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm
SKIPPACK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — From behind prison walls, Bill Cosby released a statement saying he has "no remorse" because he is innocent, adding he feels he is a "political prisoner." Cosby’s publicist, Andrew Wyatt, visits the convicted 81-year-old entertainer regularly. His most recent trip to...
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama, left, delivers his speech at the 16th Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
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July 17, 2018 - 8:51 am
UPDATED 11:34 a.m. By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a crowd at Saint Joseph's University.
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Steve Tawa
April 24, 2018 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a crowd at Saint Joseph's University Tuesday, discussing his views about public service and leadership with the student body. He also talked about subjects ranging from sexual misconduct on college campuses to gun safety, and...
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