The world celebrates the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela on the 100th anniversary of his birth.
The Battle of iSandlwana saw 1,300 British troops killed by Zulus with inferior weapons.
Mandela, who would have turned 100 on Wednesday, was one of a kind. But are there other leaders out there who could follow in his footsteps?
He went from an African slave to a storied samurai.
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The Black Panther star has broken big, and she is determined to help her homeland do the same.
When The Daily Show host was 9 years old in apartheid South Africa, his mother did something amazing.
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An accidental fashion designer took his inspiration from history — and Aristotle — to reimagine an iconic textile.
Solomon Plaatje, first secretary-general of the African National Congress, toured the U.S. in 1921 to sound the alarm about race laws enacted in South Africa — laws that would lead to apartheid.