Bloggers Talk Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

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Bloggers Talk Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

A roundtable discussion examining the acclaimed film.

Published November 25, 2013

There have been many biopics about Nelson Mandela, but most can agree that Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom portrays the South African leader like you've never seen him before. The acclaimed film is the topic of our round-table discussion, dissecting everything from Idris Elba's depiction of Mandela to the lessons in the film for America's current racial climate.'s Clay Cane leads the discussion, which includes our very own J'Nara Corbin,'s Angel Laws and's Blog Zilla. The cinephiles and pop culture experts share their thoughts on Mandela's little-known history as a ladies man and a revolutionary.  

Plus, what lessons does Mandela's story hold for American society in a year when Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and Trayon Christian have made headlines?

Watch our exclusive discussion below, and see Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom in theaters November 29. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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