King Center CEO Bernice A. King Statement on the Death of Nelson Mandela

12/6/2013

Bernice A. King, CEO of The King Center has issued the following statement on the death of Nelson Mandela:

"I join with people of all races worldwide in mourning the death of this great lion of African liberation, but celebrating his magnificent life of service to the cause of freedom, human rights and justice for all humanity. Nelson Mandela’s life and leadership exemplified the highest courage, dignity and dedication to human liberation. His name will always resonate in my heart, as it does in the hearts of millions of people all over the world. His death marks the end of an era, when leaders of unsurpassed courage and integrity walked among us.”