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‘The Mandela Act’ Aims to Set Clear Definition of Solitary Confinement in CA Prisons

By Edward Henderson, California Black Media Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), a member of the California Legislative Black Caucus and Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee,...

Burying The Past And Building The Future In Post-Apartheid South Africa

With the recent deaths in 2021 of South African Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu on Dec. 26 and Frederik Willem (F.W.) de Klerk on Nov....

South African minister objects to sale of Mandela’s cell key

By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press A South African Cabinet minister on Friday urged the cancellation of an upcoming U.S. auction of a key to the...

Tutu: a man of empathy, moral ardor, and some silly jokes

By Christopher Torchia, Associated Press One Christmas Day in the 1980s, Desmond Tutu led a packed church service in Soweto, the Black Johannesburg township and...

Desmond Tutu, South African Equality Activist, Dies at 90

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial justice and LGBT rights and retired Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, has died, South...