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Plaque of South Africa's first black president unveiled in Monument Park

'Mandela showed us the power of action; of taking risks on behalf of our ideals'

New Yorkers leave candles, flowers and tributes in memory of civil rights icon

Hundreds of school children take part in ceremony to honor former South African president

Civil rights leader first visited NYC after release from prison

Academy will be located inside the Boys and Girls High School

Dr. Grant Saff, who once lived in South Africa, says 'Madiba's' global effect was bigger than kings

U.S. Ambassador for S. African Consulate: 'It's a loss, not only to S. Africa, but to the international community'

James Garner visited S. Africa in the 90s

NYC Mayor Bloomberg: ‘Today we lost one of the most transformative and influential figures in modern history’

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