Nelson Mandela

Winnie Mandela, a prominent anti-apartheid activist and ex-wife of former South African President Nelson Mandela, died on Monday at the age of 81. Her special official funeral is at the highest level the government could give a civilian, according to sources. “President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Tuesday that the woman affectionately known as the Mother […]

Journalist Ed Gordon chatted with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about why he’s been seemingly absent from television for a while, and the exciting journalistic adventure he’s about to embark on. He also talks about the premiere of “Ed Gordon,” his new hour-long TV show on BounceTV. He opens up about his first episode, in which […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Nelson Mandela is released Nelson Mandela’s greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watching the sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing. Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both […]

The President is taking an aggressive stance against carbon emissions from American power plants.

The Mandela family name is one that carries a heavy weight of responsibility because of the legendary Nelson Mandela. And after his death in 2013,…

Over the past few months there have been several biopics that captured the stories of some of our favorite music artists. There was the controversial…

Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954 in Kosciusko, MS.

It’s been exactly a year since Nelson Mandela passed away, but his legacy continues. People across the globe are paying homage to South Africa’s first…

The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards was definitely a night to remember.  The best and the brightest in Black Hollywood converged at the Pasadena Civic…

Rev. Jesse Jackson has lived an extraordinary life. Through his civil service, he’s met some of the world’s biggest leaders including Martin Luther King and…

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