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Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95
Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's racist and brutal apartheid system, has died. Mandela was 95 years old. Mandela had a number of issues with
What Did the Mandela Interpreter Really Sign?
Jimmy Kimmel has a sign language interpreter make sense of gestures from Tuesday's memorial.
This one's for you, Baylor boosters who want Art Briles back
Baylor interim president David Garland acknowledged this week that a few key donors have called for the reinstatement of Art Briles . What in the great hell could those boosters be thinking? Let's imagine what such an appeal might look like. Dear Baylor Board of Regents, Look, we took all that
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, June 20, the 172nd day of 2016. There are 194 days left in the year. Summer arrives at 6:34 p.m. Eastern time. Today's Highlight in History: On June 20, 1966, the Beatles album "Yesterday and Today" was released by Capitol Records, initially with its notorious
South Africa Marks Anniversary of 1976 Soweto Uprising
South Africa marks anniversary of 1976 Soweto uprising, pivotal moment in anti-apartheid fight
No $5 Million African Leadership Award This Year, Group Says
Once again, no former African leader met the "very high bar" for the $5 million Ibrahim Prize, which rewards those who have left office in the past three years, been democratically elected and served their constitutionally mandated term
40 Years After Students Sparked Apartheid's End, a New Anger
40 years after students sparked apartheid's end, unease; 'Don't burn down what belongs to you'
Louisville Says 'Goodbye' to the Greatest of All Time, Muhammad Ali
Watch the heartfelt memorial service for the legendary boxer and civil rights icon.
Lonnie Ali Said Muhammad Wanted Youth to See Adversity Can Make You Stronger
"When a cop and an inner city kid talk to each other, then miracles can happen," said the late boxer's wife.
Remembering my friend Muhammad Ali
I WROTE COLUMNS for ESPN on Muhammad Ali's 65th and 70th birthdays. I was looking forward to writing again in January 2017 for his 75th birthday. That was obviously not meant to be as the world mourns the loss of this giant. Had I never met Ali, I still would be mourning. But as my wife and our