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Column: ‘Open Letter’ To Nelson Mandela

Column: ‘Open Letter’ To Nelson Mandela

[Opinion column written by Glenn Fubler] Letter to Nelson Mandela “….one must never, in one’s own life, accept …injustices as commonplace but must fight them with all one’s strength. This fight begins, however, in the heart and it now had been laid to my charge to keep my own heart free of hatred and despair”. Dear Nelson, I write you,... Read more of this article

Event To Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

Event To Celebrate Nelson Mandela’s Birthday

Imagine Bermuda is inviting local residents to join in celebrating the legacy of Nelson Mandela on the eve of his birthday, Sunday, July 17, starting at 8.00pm. The event will feature live music, as well as spoken-word and story-telling. A spokesperson said, “This celebration is being coordinated with the Chewstick Foundation’s ‘Open Mic Night’... Read more of this article

Tulani Bulford Shares Life Story At Gathering

Tulani Bulford Shares Life Story At Gathering

Tulani Bulford, a 35-year-old entrepreneur with a passion for his community, was one of the Bermuda residents sharing aspects of their life story at the Community Gathering on the eve of Nelson Mandela Day on July 17th at the Student Hall of Bermuda College. The event, a collaboration of ADHT, the College, Chewstick Foundation, and Imagine Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Plans Developing For Mandela International Day

Plans Developing For Mandela International Day

Imagine Bermuda in collaboration with ADHT Bermuda Foundation are encouraging Bermuda residents to support and participate in Nelson Mandela International Day on Saturday, 18 July. A spokeperson said, “In the spirit of the example lived by Mandela, we have been expanding the collaboration supporting this global initiative, across all sectors of... Read more of this article

Nelson Mandela International Day In Bermuda

Nelson Mandela International Day In Bermuda

Imagine Bermuda and ADHT Bermuda Foundation, in collaboration, are encouraging Bermuda residents to support and participate in Nelson Mandela International Day on Saturday, 18 July. A spokesperson said, “In 2008, on the occasion of Nelson Mandela’s 90th Birthday, he made a call reminding Global residents that at that stage he was ‘passing... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: Remembering Nelson Mandela

Opinion Column: Remembering Nelson Mandela

[Opinion column written by Imagine Bermuda and the Family Centre] December 5th marks the 1st Anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela, a Global Icon who has left a legacy, for us all. We pause to honor him at a time that we process securing the ‘America’s Cup Finals’, an unprecedented opportunity which offers a platform for the potential transformation... Read more of this article

Roundtable Held On Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Roundtable Held On Nelson Mandela’s Legacy

Approximately fifty-odd residents from various backgrounds gathered at the Cathedral Hall on Friday, July 18th from 12.20 – 1.30 pm for the Roundtable Discussion on the Legacy of the late Nelson Mandela. An Imagine Bermuda spokesperson said, “That diverse group; young and old, almost 50-50 black and white, were joining other members of the Human... Read more of this article

Roundtable Discussion: Nelson Mandela Legacy

Roundtable Discussion: Nelson Mandela Legacy

The Roundtable Discussion tomorrow [July 18] from 12.20pm to 1.30 pm at the Cathedral Hall, reflecting on the Legacy of Nelson Mandela and its implications for fostering a better Bermuda, is  ”timely given the crisis that our island has been experiencing, of late,” the organisers said. “This is true because of some parallels between... Read more of this article

Imagine Bermuda Remembers Nadine Gordimer

Imagine Bermuda Remembers Nadine Gordimer

Imagine Bermuda said they wish to express their condolences on the passing of Nadine Gordimer, a Nobel Prize-Winning author from South Africa, who was a close friend of the late Nelson Mandela. Ms. Gordimer died on Sunday in Johannesburg at age 90. A spokesperson said, “From a young age, she was one ‘walking her walk’, offering an example... Read more of this article

Discussion: What Can We Learn From Madiba?

Discussion: What Can We Learn From Madiba?

Imagine Bermuda is partnering with the Human Rights Commission, in organizing a Lunchtime Roundtable Discussion from 12.20pm – 1.30pm on Friday July 18th — the birthday of the late Nelson Mandela – at the Cathedral Hall on Church Street. The Discussion’s theme is: “What can we learn from Madiba? How will we use his legacy to improve... Read more of this article

Pen Pals Sought For Westgate Inmate Program

Pen Pals Sought For Westgate Inmate Program

On February 11, 2014, Imagine Bermuda and Chewstick launched a collaborative pilot project at Westgate marking the Anniversary of the Release of Nelson Mandela from 27 years of imprisonment. A small team visited that facility and showed the documentary film “Nelson Mandela: The Fight for Freedom.” A spokesperson said, “Following the... Read more of this article

Weekend Film Series Features Mandela, Bees

Weekend Film Series Features Mandela, Bees

The role that music played in the remarkable life of South African statesman Nelson Mandela is the focus of an award-winning documentary screening at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday, February 16. “Music for Mandela,” winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2013 Amnesty International Film Festival in Vancouver, will screen at 3.00pm... Read more of this article

Organisers Say ‘Thank You’ After Mandela Event

Organisers Say ‘Thank You’ After Mandela Event

On behalf of the organisations which collaborated on the Celebration to the Life of Nelson Mandela on December 15th, Imagine Bermuda wishes to thank all who made it a success. A spokesperson said, “This includes Canon Thomas Nisbett and Rev. Calvin Stone for prayers offered; as well as the multiple roles of Gene Steede. Our appreciation extends... Read more of this article