Triangle-wide memorial service set to remember Nelson Mandela

Saturday, December 07, 2013

On December 14, a Triangle-wide memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church in honor of Nelson Mandela.

The service will take place off Wilmington Street at 2 p.m.

Governor Pat McCrory, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, and NAACP President Rev. William Barber are among the dignitaries paying tribute to the former South African president and civil rights icon.

Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95.

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