RICHMOND, Va. (Dec. 10, 2013) – Virginia Commonwealth University will hold a celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela on Wednesday.
"VCU Celebrates the Life of Nelson Mandela" will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the University Commons Theater, 907 Floyd Ave. The event, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Black Education Association, the Office of Global Education and the Department of African American Studies.
The celebration will feature speakers who will reflect on Mandela's life and his far-reaching impact. The event also will include poetry and music.