South Africa http://wlrn.org en It's History Night! Stonewall, South Africa And MLK http://wlrn.org/post/its-history-night-stonewall-south-africa-and-mlk <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Thursday nights,&nbsp;WLRN&nbsp;looks back at the&nbsp;people, places and major events that have shaped South Florida, the United States and our modern world.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On January 16, Channel 17 presents three shows pegged to these headlines and current events --&nbsp;a string of historic legal and legislative&nbsp;successes by America's&nbsp;gay and lesbian community; last year's death of South African President Nelson Mandela and next week's Martin Luther King holiday:</span></p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Daniel Hicks 26404 at http://wlrn.org It's History Night! Stonewall, South Africa And MLK Interpreter At Mandela Event: I Was Hallucinating http://wlrn.org/post/interpreter-mandela-event-i-was-hallucinating <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; line-height: 19px; color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><span class="dateline" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">JOHANNESBURG --&nbsp;</span>The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that angels were entering the stadium, suffers from schizophrenia and has been violent in the past.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:31:06 +0000 25021 at http://wlrn.org Interpreter At Mandela Event: I Was Hallucinating REPORT: Nelson Mandela Dead At 95 http://wlrn.org/post/report-nelson-mandela-dead-95 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former South African president Nelson Mandela has died.&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/12/05/3799570/nelson-mandela-dead-at-95.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Click here</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to read this story as updates become available.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For further coverage of Mandela's death, read <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/12/05/136590582/nelson-mandela-inspiration-to-world-dies-at-95" target="_blank">NPR's Mandela series</a>.</span></p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:57:17 +0000 Maria Murriel 24698 at http://wlrn.org The Day Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison http://wlrn.org/post/day-nelson-mandela-walked-out-prison <em>One of the most remarkable days of Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life was Feb. 11, 1990, when he walked out of prison after 27 years behind bars. Greg Myre, the international editor of </em><a href="http://NPR.org/">NPR.org</a>,<em> covered Mandela's release for The Associated Press and recounts that day.</em><p>The evening before his release from 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela was ushered into a secret meeting with South African President F.W. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:29:19 +0000 Greg Myre 16517 at http://wlrn.org The Day Nelson Mandela Walked Out Of Prison