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Monday, July 21, 2014
On Friday July 18, S.O.S. took part in a celebration of the 96th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth and his historic visit to Boys & Girls High School in 1990. Principal Bernard Gassaway, City Council Member Robert Cornegy, Mayor David Dinkins, Reverend Herbert Daughtry and a delegation from the South African ANC Party took part in the ceremony of remembrance, renaming the Boys & Girls High School athletic field Nelson Mandela Field. The day included a park and campus cleanup by students, performance by the Black and Gold Marching Band and a 67minute walk around the field commemorating the 67 years of South African Apartheid.