National Geographic
National Geographic 3 Oct 2020

Nelson Mandela's Legacy

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National Geographic Photojournalist Pablo Corral Vega discuss Nelson Mandela's legacy to South Africa and humankind, while photographing landmarks dedicated to him.


African-American cowboys don't quite fit the Wild West stereotype many conjure up. In fact though, after the American Civil War, Blacks accounted for up to a third of cowboys, helping to forge the American West. Most were freed slaves who chose the tough job of herding cattle, which also embodied freedom. This reality has often been hidden, ignored or overlooked in American history books and pop culture, but Black cowboys are today proudly riding to reconquer their legacy. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell.
President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election are predictable and will achieve nothing but the erosion of our democracy. That will be Trump's real legacy. He will do damage, but he won't succeed.
Joy remembers the life and legacy of Fmr. New York City Mayor David Dinkins and how Rudy Giuliani's white grievance politics of that era set up Donald Trump's eventual political career. Aired on 11/24/2020.
CGTN's Mike Walter and Peter Alegi, Professor of history and global soccer studies at Michigan State University, discuss the legacy of Diego Maradona, both on and off the football pitch.

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