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Nelson Mandela

Mini South African Film Festival to be held at London’s Mella Centre

17th December 2013 |

A brand new space dedicated to promoting African culture opened last month in the prime location of Oxford Street. Still undiscovered by many, The Mella Centre which houses a number of independent traders as well as a vegan cafe is … Read More

[trailer] Dear Mandela

24th August 2011 |

“Being poor in life doesn’t mean you are poor in mind.”


When Nelson Mandela was elected President of South Africa, his government was faced with a seemingly insurmountable task: providing a better life … Read More

iamthenublack: Jacquita of Akabi Designs

1st November 2010 |

Introduce yourself

My name is Jacqueline, known to some as Jacquita. I am a creative, a traveler, a social entrepreneur, businesswoman and a Christian. I have a strong interest in utilizing what I have in my hands – my … Read More

iamthenublack: Delphine Diallo

11th October 2010 |

introduce yourself

I’m a visual artist and photographer of French-Senegalese heritage. I use photography as a tool to express a different point of view about the world. It allows … Read More


15th November 2009 |

“From director Clint Eastwood, ‘Invictus’ tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africas rugby team, Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows … Read More

Mandela's book at bedtime

2nd October 2009 |

This is just fantastic…I have two young cousins and I think I might have to send this their way for Christmas/Birthday. Nelson Mandela’s favourite Folk tales being read by a bunch of celebrities (how do I REALLY feel about Matt … Read More