Written by
Bob Stumpel

April 2

Ray Charles’ Tribute To Nelson Mandela (2000)

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On 8 September 2000 the Australian Radly Center, a non profit organization that focuses on assisting people in the poorest nations on the planet, organized World Reconciliation Day (WRD 2000), raising US$1 million for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund.
WRD 2000 was held in Melbourne. Nelson Mandela gave keynote speeches at two events of the Day. Ray Charles was among the celebrities (with a.o. Morgan Freeman, Henry Kissinger, George Lucas, and Samuel Jackson) who contributed to a Mandela Tribute-on-video.


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