In South Africa, Obamas Meet Nelson Mandela

June 23, 2011   // 0 Comments

by Darlene Superville, Associated Press courtesy of BlackAmericaWeb.com JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Michelle Obama heard stories of South Africa's racist past Tuesday from Nelson Mandela, the country's first black president, who was imprisoned for 27 years in his struggle against brutal apartheid rule. Now 92 and largely retired from public life, Mandela sent word he wanted to meet with the first lady ...

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