Nelson Mandela's legacy, boar hunting, Hopi art and more

Nelson Mandela photographed during a lunch to Benefit the Mandela Children's Foundation in April 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa.

A look back at Nelson Mandela's fight to end apartheid

Mandela began his fight against injustice at a young age and became a symbol for the anti-apartheid movement when he was put on trial for treason in 1963. Mandela was sentenced to life in prison and the Apartheid government did everything it could to make Mandela invisible.
Idris Elba

Nelson Mandela's influence on the US film industry

Given Mandela's incredibly compelling life story, it's no surprise that a slew of films have been made about him. More than a dozen actors, including Morgan Freeman, Sidney Poitier and Danny Glover have taken on the role.
Fast Food Workers Organize Nat'l Walkout Over Low Wages
We've made it to the end of another working week, which means it's time for our review and analysis of the news, The Friday Flashback. Joining the show is James Rainey of the LA Times, and Nancy Cook of National Journal.
White Area
Selwyn Gerber grew up under apartheid in the Cape Town suburb of Sea Point. He joins the show to talk about his experiences growing up during this tumultuous time.
Ken Burns
Ken Burns's latest documentary focuses on California's most famous National Park, Yosemite.
Wild Boar Hunt
Though there are various hands-off methods farmers can use to protect their crops - traps, fencing... etc. — sometimes hunting is a necessity.
Barak Obama, US senator for Illinois, st
Here in Southern California, at Occidental College, a young Barack Obama was one of those students who spoke out. The speech he made in 1981 to protest Oxy's investments in companies doing business South Africa is considered Obama's first ever political action.
Are millennials lazy or misunderstood?
This afternoon a group of elected officials, journalists, policy wonks and young people will gather at Cal State University, Los Angeles to talk about how the Millennial generation is faring, and how they might shape the future.
Don Pedro

Goya painting makes its West Coast debut

Starting today, art fans in Southern California will get a chance to see a rare site: a portrait of Don Pedro, Duque de Osuna, by Spanish artist Francisco de Goya y Lucientes. It's the first time this work will be publicly displayed on the West Coast.
Hopi Art
In France, a judge will decide tomorrow whether 32 Hopi artifacts can go up for sale at an art auction. However, the Hopi tribe say those objects contain the spirits of their ancestors, and selling them as commercial art is illegal.

Longtime LA school board member Margueritte Lamotte dies unexpectedly

LaMotte was perhaps the strongest ally for teachers on the school board - and a vocal critic of the superintendent. The cause of death was not immediately known.
Keystone Cops

Academy of Motion Pictures celebrates the films of 1913

1913 was a big year for film, and to mark the occasion, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is hosting a screening of 1913 movies this weekend.
FIFA World Cup

Navigating the 2014 FIFA World Cup draw

Earlier this morning, the 32 competing countries were sorted into groups and each now knows what their path is like to bring the cup home.
The Glastonbury Festival 2011 - Day Two

Wu-Tang Clan's GZA raps about science

One of the founding members of the Wu-Tang Clan was Gary Grice, better known as GZA. Now he's turning from rapping about New York, crime and martial arts films to rapping about black holes and the universe.
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