It is in sadness and celebration that we join the world in mourning the passing of Nelson Mandela. Our library collection has many books, videos, and other items about this world leader (click to here to see the resources from our collection).
Here’s a small collection of news sources and video remembering Mandela.
–Chicago Tribune: How Mandela inspired Chicago
–BBC: South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies in Johannesburg (includes timeline of his life)
–Chicago Defender: Oprah: Nelson Mandela “Will always be my hero”
–White House: President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
—Texas Senator Ted Cruz