Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Conyers Traveling to South Africa for Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

U.S. Representative
John Conyers, Jr.
(DETROIT) – Early this morning, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) joined a Congressional Delegation headed to Johannesburg, South Africa to attend the funeral and memorial service of former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela, who passed away this past Thursday. As he departed for South Africa, Rep. Conyers reiterated the message he delivered Thursdayevening to the family of Nelson Mandela:

“While we mourn his passage, we know that Madiba’s legacy of fighting for freedom and independence will live on.”

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