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2014-04-02 16:30:34

Mandela Family Members Princess Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and Princess Zamaswazi Dlamini To Attend SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mandela family will be honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29(th) annual Odyssey Ball on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Providence Saint John's Health...

2014-01-20 23:21:44

CU Students will start first day of spring semester celebrating Martin Luther King Day. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Bishop P.A. Brooks, founder of New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Detroit, where he has served for over 54 Years will speak during a chapel service Jan. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. Bishop Brooks serves as the Second Assistant Presiding Bishop for the Church of God in Christ, the largest African-American Pentecostal Denomination with an estimated 6.5...

2014-01-08 16:23:34

Festival introduces an online awards for moviegoers to name the best in Black cinema NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Film Life, Inc., the organization that produces the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) today announced the nominations for The ABFF Hollywood Awards - an online platform created to recognize the work of persons of African descent in the motion picture industry and outstanding films portraying the Black experience. The awards will give fans a voice in naming the...

2013-12-13 04:20:37

Video Streaming Service Showcases A Mesmerizing Film Exploring Music Inspired By The Late South African Leader BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam TV is honored to present a special film released in 2012 titled Music for Mandela written and directed by Canadian filmmaker Jason Bourque and produced by Ken Frith of Gold Star Productions. The one hour and 20 minute long film received five stars on Gaiam's review system, and features the musical works of a wide variety...

2013-12-11 20:21:21

"LOV MADIBA"FEATURES KATIE MELUA AND NOISETTES VOCALIST SHINGAI SHONIWA NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- King Charles, the London-based son of a former South African student activist, has written and released "Lov Madiba" a tribute to the legacy of the late leader Nelson Mandela featuring Katie Melua and vocalist Shingai Shoniwa of the Noisettes. All net proceeds of the recording will benefit the Nelson Mandela's Children Fund, a South African-based charitable organization...

2013-12-05 20:21:54

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Our hearts are heavy with the news of Nelson Mandela's passing. The life of Nelson Mandela is a singular example of devotion and dignity in the face of unthinkable oppression. As a fearless ambassador for equality across the globe, his legacy is beyond measure." SOURCE ESSENCE Magazine

2013-12-05 20:21:47

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) mourns the loss of our beloved Madiba. Our hearts go out to his family, friends, and comrades, and to the people of South Africa and the world who held him dear. Actress/activist Alfre Woodard, ANSA's cofounder, said, "I am mourning deeply the passing on of my elder and cherished friend Nelson Mandela. He is more than an icon. He was a delightful human being, with a rich sense of humor and a big...

2013-12-05 16:24:10

SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company will host a VIP screening for college students of the new film "MANDELA: Long Walk to Freedom" on Saturday, December 7, at AMC Pacific Place 11. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the film begins at 7 p.m. "MANDELA: Long Walk To Freedom" is based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming president and...

2013-12-05 12:20:30

Starting at Just $2,599* (rest. apply), 10-Day "Mandela's Journey to Freedom" Takes Travellers through South Africa's Path to Freedom FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAAV) has introduced a new package to celebrate the release of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." The 10-day "Mandela's Journey to Freedom," packaged starting at $2,599* (restr. apply), will take travellers in the footsteps of the new South Africa's founding...

2013-12-04 16:24:29

HOUSTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company will host a VIP screening for college students of the new film "MANDELA: Long Walk To Freedom" on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Regal Edwards Houston Marq*E Stadium, 7600 Katy Fwy. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the film begins at 7:00 p.m. "MANDELA: Long Walk To Freedom" is based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in...