Harlem reverend recalls meeting Nelson Mandela, calls him a man of ‘pragmatic principles’

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NEW YORK (PIX11) – Mandela was always greeted with open arms when he visited New York City.

This included the folks at the historic Riverside Church, where Mandela spoke on two different occasions.

Reverend Dr. James Forbes joined us on the PIX11 News to recount the times he met Mandela and how he was impacted by the leader.