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Madonna creates controversy by Instagramming icons to look like her

Jan 03, 2015

Madonna creates controversy by Instagramming icons to look like her

Madonna has created an online storm after she posted a series of photos on Instagram of political and cultural icons doctored to make it appear as though they have string on their faces, like the cover for her new album "Rebel Heart" is a closeup of her face with black string on it. #Madonna #Nelson Mandela #ImagesOfTheDay #Images #Instagram #Martin Luther King
Madonna creates online stir for Instagram of Mandela in album promo

Jan 03, 2015

Madonna creates online stir for Instagram of Mandela in album promo

Madonna is defending herself against criticism after she posted Instagram photos of Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela that were altered to look like her own image on her new album. #social media #BuzzPatrol #Madonna #Nelson Mandela #Instagram #Martin Luther King #Rebel Heart
I was never a saint, Nelson Mandela quoted in just-revealed memoirs

Dec 08, 2014

I was never a saint, Nelson Mandela quoted in just-revealed memoirs

South Africa's anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela had grave concerns about his followers branding him a 'saint'. #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #Apartheid #Deifying Mandela #South Africa apartheid #Mandela memoirs
UN establishes 'Nelson Mandela Prize' to honour his achievements

Jun 07, 2014

UN establishes 'Nelson Mandela Prize' to honour his achievements

Our best tribute to Nelson Mandela is not found in words or ceremonies but in actions that take up the torch he passed to us," Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. #World #United Nations #NewsTracker #Ban Ki-moon #Nelson Mandela #Nelson Mandela award
Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passes away at 86

May 29, 2014

Poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou passes away at 86

Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she had served as a professor of American Studies since 1982. #World #Life #Literature #Poetry #InMemorium #Nelson Mandela #Maya Angelou #African-American poets #Malcolm X

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How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

Dec 09, 2013

How I grew up with the 'unbreakable' Nelson Mandela, sitting miles away

I just want to reminisce about growing up with Mandela. His name was a plank on which we rested many fond hopes for a better world. He always seemed solid. Unbreakable. #InMemoriam #South Africa #Nelson Mandela #African National Congress #anti-apartheid struggle