Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa credited with ending apartheid there, died in Johannesburg on Dec. 5, 2013. Former PBS NewsHour correspondent Charlayne Hu
For most of the world, his name is synonymous with courage and perseverance. Leaders and citizens, athletes and artists remembered Nelson Mandela on Friday - though many struggled to find words big enough to describe the man who changed the face of South Africa and inspired a continent and a world.
From South Africa to Sarasota, the world mourns the loss of the great civil rights leader.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
Monument that marks the capture site of Nelson Mandela in South Africa
This photo posted to Instagram (by clarkend) is from Mandela's home in South Africa.
Posted on Twitter 12/5/13: "In honor of Nelson Mandela, who died today, here is an image of South Africa from #ISS"
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