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Mandela Day LA

07/18/2014 3:03 pm0 comments
Nelson Mandela Day in the Los Angeles and the 25th anniversary
of the toppling of the Berlin Wall. Officials will  unveiled a portrait of
Mandela on the Berlin Wall Monument painted by local muralist Kent Twitchell.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Council members declared today Nelson Mandela Day to honor the late South African president and human rights activist on what would have been his 96th birthday. During a ceremony at Los Angeles’ Berlin Wall Monument, Councilman Tom LaBonge helped unveil a portrait of [...]

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Mandela remembered by Southland

12/06/2013 2:14 pm0 comments
Mandela art in Hollywood

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Southland elected officials mourned the death today of former South African President Nelson Mandela, but hailed him as global icon in the fight against oppression and inequality. “President Mandela’s struggle and sacrifice taught us that injustice and oppression must be extinguished no matter where it may [...]

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South African film commissioners report on L.A. visit

10/09/2013 6:00 pm0 comments
South African film commissioners report on L.A. visit

By Olu Alemoru, Staff Writer Last weekend Angelenos got to enjoy the vibrant culture of one Africa’s leading nations with a three-day music and film festival that no doubt delighted downtown culture vultures. The inaugural South African Arts Festival came at a time when the country’s political icons, Nelson and Winnie [...]

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