Nelson Mandela

100 Years of Freedom: Honoring Nelson Mandela’s Centenary

St. Mark A.M.E. Church Holds Celebration

  DULUTH, Minn.- Joy, reverence, and nostalgia fill the small room of the St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church. “Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us!” The room unifies in one voice, booming what many call the black national anthem: Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing. All the people, and all the libations, to…

Duluth Celebrates Nelson Mandela On His 100th Birthday

Duluth Mayor Larson proclaimed July 18, 2018, as Nelson Mandela day in Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn. – If Nelson Mandela was still alive today he’d be celebrating a milestone birthday. He may have died nearly five years ago but like many cities across the country including Duluth took the time to pay their respects. Everyone was welcome to the Mayors Reception Room at City Hall to hear more about the life and legacy of…