"He opened doors for filmmakers of color to tell powerful stories that have been too often ignored,‚ÄĚ the former president wrote.
A memorial was held to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the bombing in Omagh, North Ireland. The attack was carried out by a splinter group which called itself the Real IRA. A car bomb packed with 500 lbs of explosive went off on a busy commercial street, killing 29 people, including a woman who was pregnant with twins. No one was ever convicted for the attack.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice honors over 4,000 victims of lynching in America.
People have come from all over the country to bid Winnie Madikizela-Mandela a final farewell.
Rose Zingitwa took her matric class to the memorial service of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto.
The memorial service is scheduled for April 11.
"One thing we are sure about is that his send-off will be a befitting one."
Many words have been used to describe him: steadfast, resolute, and iconic. Comrade Toivo Ya Toivo possessed an incisive mind and unshakable spirit.
"I wanted to get a tattoo, I think to have a physical connection still with him. Yes, I claimed a hoody and a favourite shirt of his, but I wanted something to represent the fact that our love never spoiled. Something that marked me as his. I think if I was thinking rationally at the time, that's how I would have put my feelings into words."
Family, friends and fans gathered to pay tribute to the gospel star's life.