Video: Detroit Mayor talks about the time Nelson Mandela visited the Motor City

Published On June 22, 2015 | By scook | All about the 90s, All the way black, Politics, The latest posts, Uncategorized, video

In this throwback video clip, former mayor of Detroit, Coleman Young, talks about the time Nelson Mandela visited the popular city.

The visit, which happened in June of 1990, was one of the first stops Mandela made when he came to the United States.  He spent a great amount of time in the “Motor City.”

Mayor Coleman said, “I’m convinced he’s a great man as great as many I have met.”

He also talks about the kind words Mandela has said about him.

Look at this clip to learn more.

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