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Nelson Mandela Family to Release “Mandelaverse” Metaverse Project

The Nelson Mandela Family’s Long Walk to Freedom brand is launching a metaverse project, called “A Long Walk to Meta: Mandelaverse,” that will feature NFT art collections and a “holographic” gala that will take place later this summer in Los Angeles. The project is being released as part of a partnership with Range Media, the […]

Nelson Mandela’s Family Teams With Michael Sugar to Launch Production Company

The family of Nelson Mandela is teaming with manager-producer Michael Sugar and ad agency DMA United to form a new company, Mandela Media, designed to honor the legacy of the anti-apartheid political leader.

Barack Obama Celebrates “Young at Heart” Nelson Mandela on 100th Birthday

While guests at Saturday night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner may have struggled to find someone to take their plus-one invites, across town at the Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture, where President Obama was headlining a gala honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela, it was standing room only.

Janet Jackson, The Weeknd Among Headliners at 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Janet Jackson and The Weeknd are among the headliners announced for the 2018 Global Citizen Festival, set to take place on Sept. 29 in Central Park in New York.

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson on Global Citizen Festival, Youth Activism and Why “Storytellers Keep Us Going”

Nelson Mandela's grandson Kweku celebrates his grandfather's centennial by discussing his legacy, the importance of youth activism and why "storytellers" are the ones who can help change the world.

Beyonce, Jay-Z Among Headliners at Global Citizen Festival Honoring Nelson Mandela Centennial

Beyonce & Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin and Usher are among the headliners set for the inaugural Global Citizen Festival in Africa, honoring Nelson Mandela’s centennial, on Sunday, Dec. 2. Oprah Winfrey will deliver a special keynote address remembering Mandela and his legacy.

‘The State Against Mandela and the Others’: Film Review | Cannes 2018

Nicolas Champeaux and Gilles Porte use animated graphics and newly available audio recordings to reconstruct a dramatic apartheid-era court case in 'The State Against Mandela and the Others.'

Obama’s Charlottesville Response Becomes Second-Most-Liked Tweet Ever

The former president's Nelson Mandela quote has racked up more than 2 million likes in three days.

Nelson Mandela Day: Hollywood Pays Tribute on Social Media

Forest Whitaker, Serena Williams and Zendaya are among stars who paid tribute.

Albie Sachs, South African Anti-Apartheid Activist, Discusses Peabody-Winning Doc on His Life (Q&A)

The 80-year-old freedom fighter tells THR, "It's putting a structure on what seemed to be a totally adventitious, almost catastrophic invasion of my life. Now, through words, through language, through memory and through joy, I'm responding to it."

Kevin Hooks to Direct BET Networks’ Nelson Mandela Miniseries (Exclusive)

Canada's Blue Ice Pictures will co-produce 'Madiba' after installing former HBO exec Mark Levenstein as its new CEO.

Idris Elba to Release Album Inspired by Nelson Mandela Film Role

'mi Mandela' will feature guest vocals from Mumford & Sons, James Blake and others?