Celebrate Mandela Day, July 18

July 15, 2013

With the world closely watching for news on the health of former South African president and legendary anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela, this year’s July 18 Mandela Day ceremonies take on special significance.

The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists  (CBTU), TransAfrica and the South African Embassy will host a Mandela Day celebration at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church at 1518 M St., N.W., in Washington, D.C., from 7 to 9 p.m. EDT.

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