Tributes this week poured for former South African leader Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday evening aged 95. Figures from around the world, from The Queen to Bill Clinton to the Chinese premier Ki Keqiang, praised a man who has become synonymous with integrity and moral courage. 464 more words
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Okay, so there have been a lot of accusations of ‘cultural appropriation’ flying about recently. Wikipedia defines cultural appropriation as the adoption of some specific elements of one culture by a different cultural group. 1,033 more words
Nelson Mandela has passed away.
I had planned on having a weekly segment on the blog called History in the News. The idea is to demonstrate history’s relevance and impact on our daily lives while simultaneously forcing myself to write about topics I wouldn’t normally tackle. 986 more words
The world mourns the man who fought against apartheid, against racism, oppression and violence, and set free black South Africans from the white ruling. On 5 December, 2013 died Nelson Mandela, freedom fighter, prisoner and leader of a nation that is reconciled today thanks to a man who will live long in our memories. 831 more words