Nelson Mandela

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New Proposal To Rename Lancaster Road

After a heated Dallas Council meeting just about 24 hours ago, Dallas City Councilman Dwaine Caraway is withdrawing his plan to change the name of Lancaster Road to Nelson Mandela Boulevard.

09/25/2014

Lancaster-road

Outcry Against Changing Lancaster Road’s Name

A proposal to rename Lancaster Road in Dallas’ Oak Cliff area is running into to some pushback. Dwaine Caraway wants the road, which stretches from near downtown to Interstate 20, named after Nelson Mandela.

09/17/2014

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Councilman Wants Lancaster Road Renamed For Nelson Mandela

Throughout Dallas, city streets pay tribute to civil rights icons like Martin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez and Malcolm X. Now, councilman Dwaine Caraway is looking to add another.

CBS 11–04/09/2014

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Trending: Mandela Tribute Fail, College Acceptance Letter, Lego Car

12/19/2013

South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela waves to the press as he arrives at the Elysee Palace, 07 June 1990, in Paris. (credit: Michel Clement/AFP/Getty Images)

Viral Video: What The World Searched For In 2013

What were the most popular stories of 2013? From Nelson Mandela to the Harlem Shake, Google provides a look into what the world searched for over the past year.

12/18/2013

First Democratically Elected President of South Africa Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela In Critical Condition

There’s word from South Africa that Nelson Mandela’s health has taken a turn for the worse.

06/23/2013

A woman walks pass a lighted sign supporting former South African President Nelson Mandela at the shopping square named after the anti-apartheid hero April 1, 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mandela, 94, is recovering from pneumonia in hospital, his third stay in the last four months. MandelaÕs lungs were damaged when he contracted tuberculosis during his 27 years in the infamous Robben Island prison. Mandela became the nationÕs first democratically elected president in 1994 following the end of apartheid. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nelson Mandela Hospitalized In ‘Serious But Stable’ Condition

Nelson Mandela is described as being in “serious but stable” condition after being taken to a hospital to be treated for a recurring lung infection.

06/08/2013