Mayor’s Statement on Death of Nelson Mandela
City of Raleigh Mayor Nancy McFarlane today released this statement regarding the death of the former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela:
"The world lost an incredible human being yesterday. I've had the honor of visiting South Africa and standing in the cell that Nelson Mandela occupied. He was a man of strength and grace that forgave his captors and led a nation through a turbulent time. He teaches us all the importance of belief in your fellow man, standing up for what is right, and that a kind heart can truly change the world."
For more information, contact
- Jamie Brown, Special Assistant to the Mayor 919- 996-4279