The world is mourning the loss of a great man today, as Nelson Mandela has passed away at the age of 95 at his home in South Africa. Celebrities are taking to their social media accounts to express their heartfelt gratitude to man who has changed the way we look at race forever.
Beyonce, who on several occasions met Nelson Mandela during her trips to South Africa, paid tribute to the iconic leader on her Instagram account. She wrote:
Thank you for all you have sacrificed to improve the lives of other human beings. Rest in peace. God Bless.
She also added a few pictures of her and Jay-Z along with Nelson Mandela and his wife, Graca Machel. Check out her photos below in our gallery. We’ve also added a few more recent photos from Beyonce’s account.
Rest in peace, Nelson Mandela. We will always remember your kind spirit, your humble ways, and how you’ve healed many wounds.
Beyonce 1 of 5
There's so much power and love in this photo. Looking at Beyonce's hair, I'm guessing this was taken over a decade ago.
A Moment in Time 2 of 5
I love this picture of Beyonce with Nelson Mandela.
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Beyonce and her 22-day vegan challenge.
Blue Ivy 4 of 5
Little Miss Blue Carter.
With Solange 5 of 5
Now this is what you call sisterly love.
Photos via Instagram
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