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Nelson Mandela, Funeral Set For December 15 Following Week Of Mourning

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Nelson Mandela’s funeral has been set for December 15.

Following a week of mourning, the  anti-apartheid revolutionary icon will be laid to rest at his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape. According to reports, the funeral will take place under a large tent in the hills where Mandiba played as a kid.

A week of national mourning will include an open-air memorial service at the Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium, the site of the 2010 World Cup final on Dec. 10, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.

Zuma also said starting Wednesday, Mandela’s body will lie in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria until the burial.

The former South African President died in his Johannesburg home on Thursday at 95, after losing a lengthy battle with a chronic lung illness.

“The sun will rise tomorrow, and the next day and the next. … It may not appear as bright as yesterday, but life will carry on,” retired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu said on Friday.

RIP Nelson Mandela.

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Snoop Dogg Goes After Trump Again Over National Anthem Controversy

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Earlier this year, Snoop Dogg blasted trump by shooting a clown parody of president of the president with a toy gun in the music video for “Lavender (Nightfall Remix).” Now, the rapper is taking aim again, but in a much more subtle way.

As fans anticipate the release of the rapper’s upcoming album, “Make America Crip Again,” folks are getting a little teaser from the title track.

Audio was released from the song and on it, Snoop tackles Colin Kaepernick and the current controversial National Anthem controversy. “The president said he wants to make America great again. Fuck that shit, we gon’ make America Crip again,” he raps.

During an interview on CNN, the rapper explained, “Certain people feel like we should make America ‘great again,’ but that time they’re referring to always takes me back to separation and segregation, so I’d rather make America Crip again.'”

He added, “What I mean by that is, in my lifetime, that’s when young black men in impoverished areas organized to help their communities and to take care of their own because society basically left them for dead.”

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