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.
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.
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.
December 19, 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.
There’s word from South Africa that Nelson Mandela’s health has taken a turn for the worse.
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.