Gospel star Kirk Franklin brought inspiration to the late Nelson Mandela’s tribute earlier today in South Africa. He performed My Life is in Your Hands just moments before President Barack Obama took the podium to give his moving speech. Take a look at Kirk’s performance and Obama’s arrival below.

In honor of the passing of Nelson Mandela, the OWN network will air Oprah‘s historic interview with Nelson Mandela from 2000 tonight (Dec 8) at 8 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. Together, they discuss his family, his fight against oppression, his 27 years of imprisonment, how he forgave his jailers and liberated a nation to freedom. In addition, […]

The family of Nelson Mandela has announced funeral plans for the late Nelson Mandela. The former leader of South Africa will be laid to rest December 15th in Johannesburg. The services will take place after ten days national of mourning in the East Cape, Mandela’s ancestral home.   President Obama and First Lady Michelle will […]

Celebrities are taking to their Twitter to express their sadness and condolences for the tragic passing of the great and iconic Nelson Mandela. It is no secret Mandela was a movement within himself as he pushed for equality like none other before. President Obama said, “He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the […]


Few lives have been thoroughly chronicled as that of  former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at the age of 95. From…

We have just received confirmation that the Great Nelson Mandela has died. He was 95 years young. Mandela was the former South African president whose stubborn defiance landed him a 27 year stint in prison and also led to the dismantling of the country’s racist and brutal apartheid system. Mandela was struggling health wise throughout […]