Mandela, who died in December at age 95, had visited the Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant 24 years ago.
Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.
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Nelson Mandela was buried Sunday after a funeral ceremony that included a 21-gun salute.
As motorcyclists in uniform and armored personnel carriers escorted the vehicle carrying Mandela’s casket to the family compound, people lining the route sang, applauded and, in some cases, wept.
The sign-language interpreter on stage at Nelson Mandela’s globally broadcast memorial service was a faker who was waving his arms around meaninglessly, advocates for the deaf said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.
President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt were snapped posing for a selfie during Mandela’s memorial.
“The Struggle For Justice: Nelson Mandela, A Tribute,” will be on display through Dec. 21 at two locations.
Leaders from around the world were heading to South Africa on Monday to attend a memorial honoring Nelson Mandela.
The plaque will pay tribute to Mandela’s June 1990 visit to Yankee Stadium, the New York Times reported.
While South Africans of all races flocked to houses of worship Sunday for a national day of prayer and reflection to honor Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the former South African president and civil rights icon was also being remembered in the United States.
In their first statement since his death, Nelson Mandela’s family says they’ve “lost a great man, a son of the soil.”