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Mandela, Massachussetts 02118?

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"Mandela was a proposed city that would be formed as a result of some districts seceding from Boston...including parts of Roxbury, Dorchester, and the South End....The name was inspired by Nelson and Winnie Mandela, popular South African anti-Apartheid activists. The proposal was defeated in 1986."

Watch a report from WGBH's 10 O'Clock News from October 30, 1986. [Quicktime]

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No Robin Hood - just a common thief
FRED BRIDGLAND IN JOHANNESBURG

HER lawyer said she was a latter-day Robin Hood who robbed the rich to give to the poor in South Africa’s townships. Yesterday, a court decided that Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was no such thing, and sentenced her to five years in jail for 68 convictions of fraud and theft.

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