Nelson Mandela, the beloved statesmen and colossus of the 20th century who emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.
A somber President Obama called himself "one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela's life."
In the months since 56 paraprofessionals, custodians and secretaries received pink slips, more than half have been invited back to work as positions have opened up again.
Kathleen Conlee, the vice president for animal research issues at the Humane Society of the the United States, will join a rally Saturday at Georgia Regents University.