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2014-04-16 16:22:03

Donation follows Tutu's guest appearance on Grand World Voyage sailing Durban to Cape Town SEATTLE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu's work to spread peace, justice and democracy around the globe, Holland America Line has made a $100,000 donation to the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation (DTPF). The donation follows Tutu's appearance as a special guest lecturer on a segment of ms Amsterdam's Grand World Voyage....

2014-04-04 12:25:52

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu today announced the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge, a free online program starting May 4, 2014, designed to teach the world how to forgive. In early registration people from over 100 countries have already signed up to participate. Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in leading non-violent opposition to South Africa's apartheid system of racial domination. The...

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...

2014-03-25 23:24:15

March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective airs episode to honor the life of human rights activist Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by returning guest Thomas Wilson. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that discussed and remembered the life of Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by Thomas Wilson. Wilson has appeared previously...

2013-12-23 16:22:04

Evening to Include Concert and Musical Tribute to Nelson Mandela featuring Steven Van Zandt and Nile Rodgers & CHIC NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We Are Family FoundationĀ® (WAFF), a not-for-profit organization founded by musician/songwriter/producer Nile Rodgers, has announced its 2014 Celebration Gala, presented by Girard-Perregaux, at Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom (311 w. 34th Street) on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The evening begins with a reception at 6:30pm...

2013-12-12 12:25:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Famed Chicago matrimonial attorney Jeffery M. Leving will join Radio personality Ty Wansley Saturday morning, December 14(th) at 7am on WGRB Inspiration 1390 AM. Leving, who just returned from the White House, will offer insight into some of the most pressing issues facing our nation and its families today. The Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood, which Leving chairs, touches on some of these critical issues facing divorced and single...

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...

2013-12-10 12:26:13

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hope," a song for which Nelson Mandela personally wrote and recorded lyrics has been released by international pop star EMIN. All proceeds from EMIN's sales of the song will benefit the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund (www.nelsonmandelachildrensfund.com). Co-written by Russ Ballard and Chris Winter, the song has received 660,000 views on YouTube since its rush release the night of Mandela's passing. "Hope" was originally intended to celebrate...

2013-12-06 12:28:32

Including a Special Remembrance of Nelson Mandela Co- Hosted by Peter Gabriel; Honoring Dr. Mo Ibrahim; Performances by K'naan, Red Baraat, and Samba New York! NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Human rights organization WITNESS celebrated its 9(th) Annual Focus For Change Benefit last night at Roseland Ballroom, raising funds to support its programs to train and equip people worldwide using video to fight for human rights. Hosted by co-founder and award winning...

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