‘Madiba’: First Look At Laurence Fishburne As Nelson Mandela In BET Miniseries

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BET has set February air dates for Madiba, its six-hour miniseries that chronicles the life of Nelson Mandela. The three-part saga, starring Laurence Fishburne (black-ish) as Mandela, will air February 1,8 and 15, 2017, as part of BET’s Black History Month programming. The network also has released a first-look clip of the miniseries (click above to watch). Madiba is based on two Mandela books, Conversations With Myself and Nelson Mandela by Himself. Named after Madiba…