nelson mandela

On this day: December 5

The 21st Amendment repealing prohibition is ratified, the Montgomery Bus Boycott begins, O.J. Simpson heads to prison, and Nelson Mandela dies, all on this day.

South Africans mourn Winnie Mandela

South Africans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, an anti-apartheid icon hailed as the mother of a nation and a political force.