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NYC Mandela Memorial Service Attendees Express Sorrow, Awe

Like uncounted millions of others around the world, many New Yorkers felt profound respect and admiration for Nelson Mandela, the anti-Apartheid activist and political prisoner who became the first black president of South Africa.  At his death last week at the age of 95, Mr. Mandela had become a potent symbol of racial struggle and the possibility of reconciliation between foes.  Prior to a memorial service for Mr. Mandela in New York’s historic Riverside Church, attendees were...

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