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Redskins Mourn Nelson Mandela

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on December 6, 2013 – 10:28 am

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The Redskins honored an extraordinary fallen leader today by lowering the flag at Redskins Park to half-staff.

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) crusaded against Apartheid, endured 27 years as a political prisoner and united the people of South Africa as the nation’s first black president.

Mandela recognized the unifying power of sports. He was an amateur boxer,  a champion of the South African team that won the 1995 Rugby World Cup and an integral proponent of bringing the 2010 FIFA World Cup to his country.

After the news of his death broke yesterday, Washington’s players paid homage to Mandela.

Mandela Coverage:

The Washington Post: He belonged to the ages

The New York Times: ‘A giant among men has passed away’

Associated Press: World mourns Mandela, struggles to find the words

Message from the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Yahoo! : Nelson Mandela, a great sports fan, attended a Cowboys-Redskins game in 1999


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One Response to “Redskins Mourn Nelson Mandela”

  1. By DC's Son on Dec 11, 2013 | Reply

    Mandela led with honor and his personal example. Maybe, the Washington football organization will develop the courage to face the difficult task of admitting the decades long wrong of the shame-filled name. Change the name to the Warriors… Meet with the tribal leaders… Add diversity to your board of directors… Launch a more culturally proficient public relations plan more inclusive of various backgrounds… While flying the flag at 1/2 staff is honorable; Doing something in the face of in justice is another.

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