Nelson Mandela

The Truth and Lies Issue

How the 'Mandela Effect' Theory of False Memories Took Over the Internet

Have you misremembered the spellings of childhood favorites like 'The Berenstain Bears,' Froot Loops, and Jif peanut butter? This theory explains why.
Roisin Kiberd
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Johannesburg's Young Black Artists Are Shaping the Future They Want

We talked to Noisey's Lawrence Burney about South Africa's up-and-coming music scene.
VICE Staff

Dear Jerry Jones: Please Stop Comparing People You Know to Nelson Mandela

Jerry Jones just compared Jason Witten to Nelson Mandela. Previously, he saw similarities between Madiba and Chris Freaking Christie.
Joseph Flynn

Artists Preserve Nelson Mandela's Legacy with 95 Unique Posters

From boxer to president, Mandela's life is celebrated through graphic design.
Jenny Hart
South Africa

We Hope Nelson Mandela Wanted His Legacy to Include a Line of Wines

The Mandela family is getting their Francis Ford Coppola on and joining an elite group of public figures who own vineyards and wineries such as, you know, Lil Jon. Seems legit.
Alex Swerdloff

The Many Tongues of Trevor Noah

South African comedian Trevor Noah is the new host of 'The Daily Show' and the new person everyone has to have an opinion about.
Gemma Sieff

Revealed: The Headlines You'll Be Reading in 2015

Here's how the annual glut of anniversary features will pan out this year.
Oscar Rickett

We Met the World's Leading Authority on Bootleg Bart Simpson T-Shirts

A UK man is creating an online archive with all the best unauthorized Bart shirts. His collection includes Bart smoking weed, Bart hanging out with LL Cool J, and Bart fighting in the Gulf War.
Dave Schilling

What Celebrity Do These Wax Statues Actually Look Like?

I figured the best way to identify the waxworks was to run the images through one of those celebrity lookalike websites, but unfortunately the technology isn’t quite as advanced as I’d expected.
Elektra Kotsoni

Meet Mari Malek, Refugee Turned Supermodel

We talked to several South Sudanese-American artists about how they went from refugee camps in Africa to runway shows and Kanye West videos in Manhattan.
Zach Sokol

What a Weird Freak Scene the South African Election Trail Is

Populist insurgent Julius Malema is trying to become a pop-culture icon akin to China's Mao, complete with a cottage industry promoting his image. But with no actual support from the voting populace, being plastered on an ironic propaganda T-shirt is...
Gavin Haynes

Growing Up in Apartheid-Era South Africa

Three decades ago, my mother immigrated from South Africa, her home, to America because of Apartheid. This week, I sat down with my mother, Chryl Resnick, to talk about growing up in Apartheid-era South Africa, sneaking into townships, and why Mandela...
Gideon Resnick