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The world lost a selfless hero and visionary leader on December 5th, and now JET magazine is honoring his legacy.
According to a press release, a special commemorative issue for Nelson Mandela is available on newsstands now. The collectors item includes “exclusive images of Mandela, including photos of him with notable figures such as Whitney Houston, Muhammad Ali, and Michael Jackson; a timeline of key moments in Mandela’s life and career; and an outline of unsung heroes and corporations who supported Mandela and took a stand to end apartheid in South Africa.”
“The magazine will pay homage to Mandela through a unique collection of stories and photographs dedicated to memorializing an individual who changed the course of history,” the release adds. “This leader’s sacrifice is globally unprecedented, and his incessant legacy will never be forgotten.”
The Mandela tribute sales for $2.99. Check out the cover below.