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Title:

Keith Perrin, Clip 7: Meeting Nelson Mandela

Creator:

Keith Perrin interviewed by Ian Lewis and Natalie Milbrodt

Date:

Time Period: circa 1999

Description:

Keith Perrin and the rest of the FUBU founders were invited to come to South Africa to open a FUBU store in a mall in Johannesburg. Visiting South Africa was a surreal experience; they even received a call to meet Nelson Mandela. Unfortunately the meeting was canceled, but two days later they received another opportunity to meet with him. It was an unforgettable moment for Keith.

Location:

Locations discussed: Johannesburg (South Africa); Sun City (South Africa); Jamaica, Queens, NY

Type:

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