On June 22, 1990, Harlem Gospel Choir sang in front of 60,000 people at Yankee Stadium to honor newly freed President Nelson Mandela and Winnie Mandela.
Yankee Stadium resounded with the chant of ”Amandla! Amandla!” the Zulu word for power, as the Mandelas appeared at 9:55pm. At the end of his speech he thanked the city, saying, ”The people of New York, we admire you, we respect you and, above all, we love you. I am a Yankee’