What Would Nelson Mandela Think Of Canada’s Apartheid?

By Anne Theriault, www.westcoastnativenews.com -

He’s just reiterating what the First Nations peoples have been hearing for generation after generation. His approach is not going to solve anything. Peaceful talks with a racist and oppressive [...]

Eyewitness To America Betraying Mandela’s South Africa, II

By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, www.blackagendareport.com -

At the dawn of the Nelson Mandela administration, I had the extraordinary privilege to sit at the table with the new African National Congress leadership as the Environmental Protection Agency [...]

Eyewitness To America Betraying Mandela’s South Africa

By Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, www.blackagendareport.com -

When I was offered the position of Executive Secretary to the BNC in 1995, I made it clear to the EPA—citing racist US foreign policy in other African countries—that I would not be a part of any [...]

Mandela Violence Vs Nonviolence

By Stephen Zunes, www.opendemocracy.net -

In the time since his death at age 95, Nelson Mandela’s thinking on the strategic direction of the liberation struggle in South Africa has been oversimplified by proponents of nonviolent and [...]

Mandela And The Question Of Violence

By Ta-Nehisi Coates, www.theatlantic.com -

Nowhere is that blindness more apparent then in the constant, puerile need to critique Mandela's turn toward violence. The impulse is old. "Why Won't Mandela Renounce Violence?" asked a New York [...]

CIA and Mandela: Can the Story Be Told Now?

By Staff, www.fair.org -

ith coverage of Mandela's death dominating the media now, can the story of the CIA's role in Mandela's capture be told? Mostly not. The link between the CIA and Mandela's capture--reported [...]

Memorial Service Celebrates Mandela Ending Apartheid& Role Cuba, African Countries

By: Kevin Gosztola, www.dissenter.firedoglake.com -

The people of South Africa came together to celebrate the life of former South African president Nelson Mandela. In the rain, tens of thousands entered the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg and were [...]

VIDEO: To Honor Nelson Mandela’s Legacy, We Must … (?)

Resistance Report #14: Mandela, activist working with Stratfor, fast food workers walks out and update on Iran Reflecting on the death of Nelson Mandela, Jerome Roos, writing at Roar magazine [...]

The Myths And Realities Of Nelson Mandela

By: DSWright, www.firedoglake.com -

Before Mandela advocated truth and reconciliation he was not a pacifist. He was not like Gandhi or Martin Luther King. He did not value non-violence for its own sake. He saw violence as a tool to [...]

Desmond Tutu On Nelson Mandela: ‘Prison Became A Crucible’

By Desmond Tutu, www.theguardian.com -

But his anger was never greater than his patience or forgiveness. People say, look at what he achieved in his years in government – what a waste those 27 years in prison were. I maintain his [...]

Nelson Mandela Passes Away — His Struggle Continues

By Jerome Roos, www.roarmag.org -

Mandela’s country remains torn apart by grinding poverty, rampant inequality, murderous crime, a deadly AIDS epidemic, pervasive political corruption, and a resurgence of brutal state oppression. [...]

Icon Nelson Mandela Dies, 1918-2013: First Black President Of South Africa

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

The anti-apartheid leader in South African who spent 27 years in prison and then was released to become the South Aftrica's first black president died today at 95 years old. We remember him in [...]