RIP Madiba, Remembering Mandela

1. Mandela: An Audio History

An award-winning radio series documenting the struggle against apartheid through intimate first-person accounts of Nelson Mandela himself, as well as those who fought with him, and against him. Hosted by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

2. Special Report | The death of Nelson Mandela

The Long March To Freedom: The life and legacy of a global icon.

3. What I learned from Nelson Mandela - Boyd Varty

"In the cathedral of the wild, we get to see the best parts of ourselves reflected back to us." Boyd Varty, a wildlife activist, shares stories of animals, humans and their interrelatedness, or "ubuntu" -- defined as, "I am, because of you." And he dedicates the talk to South African leader Nelson Mandela, the human embodiment of that same great-hearted, generous spirit.

4. Nelson Mandela's legacy is economic, too

One legacy of Mandela's fight against apartheid is activism in the U.S. against inequities in the global economy.

5. President Obama pays tribute to the memory of Nelson Mandela

Moments after the news of Mandela's passing, Obama publicly honors the man he calls 'a symbol for justice, equality and dignity.'

6. Two Mandela Speeches That Made History

There are two speeches delivered by the late Nelson Mandela that changed the course of history and cemented his legacy as one of the most revered leaders of our time.

7. The loss of our nation's greatest son

South African President Jacob Zuma announces the loss of his nation's 'greatest son'.

8. 1964 Speech from the Dock at the opening of the Rivonia Trial

"I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die" Poor audio but amazing history. Transcript available here:

9. Nelson Mandela: The Early Years

In this episode I will discuss the life of Nelson Mandela. We last left off where political parties started to take note of Nelson. We continue with his growing interest  in politics and we cover his first 10 years of being an active member of the ANC.

10. How Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday

After weeks of illness former South African President Nelson Mandela has celebrated his 95th birthday.

11. Celebrating Nelson Mandela With A Song

When Nelson Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday today, people around the world paid tribute to the venerated ex-president of South Africa for the annual Mandela Day. Perhaps no one has celebrated Mandela Day more than Jim Kerr, the lead singer of the Scottish rock band Simple Minds, who wrote the song "Mandela Day" for the leader and statesman's 70th birthday concert in 1988.

12. Painting Mandela

Portrait painter Richard Stone and Elleke Boehmer, professor of world history at Oxford and a Mandela biographer, discuss the exhibition We Love Mandela: Art inspired by Madiba.

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