Nelson Mandela!  Government South Africa focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation.

Nelson Mandela's Life In Pictures

"Mandela Fought Tooth and Nail for Freedom," a Mediander post featuring African National Congress Youth League, dauntless Nobel laureate, Robben Island and more.

Nelson Mandela Anti-apartheid activist who became President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, the first to be elected in a fully democratic process. Mandela served 27 years in prison. Following his release in 1990, Mandela supported reconciliation and negotiation, and led the transition towards multi-racial democracy in South Africa. One of Mandela’s primary commitments in recent years has been to the fight against AIDS. He won the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. Photo by Hans Gedda

Esquire cover may 2010 Madiba - Nelson Mandela - South Africa

Nelson Mandella by Yousuf Karsh

Nelson Mandela: An ideal for which I am prepared to die

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (born 18 July 1918) served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999, and was the first South African president to be elected in a fully representative democratic election. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist, and the leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of the African National Congress. In 1962 he was arrested and convicted of sabotage and other charges, and sentenced to life in prison. Mandela served 27 years in prison…

Nelson Mandela, une icône qui transcende les différences en Afrique

Nelson Mandela - Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela - July 1918 – 5 December was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary

by Kadir Nelson In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations. It is th

by Kadir Nelson In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations.

FW de Klerk en Nelson Mandela. If De Klerk had his way Mandela would die in his cell and not become a real So. African Leader.

South African town accused of keeping apartheid alive

Nelson Mandela & FW de Klerk - On 5 April at an informal meeting in Cape Town, President F. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela agreed to reschedule formal talks between the Government and the African National Congress (ANC).

His Excellency-Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is a South African politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999

He was loved and admired the world over, profiled in books and movies, and showered with awards and accolades. But even the most public of personalities ha10 Surprising Facts  About Nelson Mandela You Probably Don't Know  /via On The Black List

10 Surprising Facts About Nelson Mandela You Probably Don't Know /via On The Black List

Nelson Mandela quote about Kurds  Nelson Mandela deserves so much respect for everything he did and said. He supported the Kurdish Nation and was compared to Abdullah Öcalan because "both have struggled for their people".  In 1992 he refused to accept the Atatürk-Peace-Award because of the oppression of the Kurds by the Turkish government. After he refused the Award the Turkish media called him an "ugly African and a terrorist".  Nelson Mandela was and will always be the voice of Peace…

Nelson Mandela quote about Kurds Nelson Mandela deserves so much respect for everything he did and said. He supported the Kurdish Nation and was compared to Abdullah Öcalan because "both have struggled for their people". In 1992 he refused to accept the Atatürk-Peace-Award because of the oppression of the Kurds by the Turkish government. After he refused the Award the Turkish media called him an "ugly African and a terrorist". Nelson Mandela was and will always be the voice of Peace…

Nelson Mandela.  (born July 18, 1918, Umtata, Cape of Good Hope, S.Af.), black nationalist and first black president of South Africa (1994–99). His negotiations in the early 1990s with South African Pres. F.W. de Klerk helped end the country’s apartheid system of racial segregation and ushered in a peaceful transition to majority rule. Mandela and de Klerk were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1993 for their efforts.

Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela

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Best Smaller City Escape   Often called South Africa's prettiest city, Cape Town is a port city on the country's southwestern coast that sits in the shadow of gorgeous Table Mountain. While there, you can visit Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was held, and within a few hours' drive is the scenic Stellenbosch wine region with award-winning scenic wineries.

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Best Smaller City Escape Often called South Africa's prettiest city, Cape Town is a port city on the country's southwestern coast that sits in the shadow of gorgeous Table Mountain. While there, you can visit Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was held, and within a few hours' drive is the scenic Stellenbosch wine region with award-winning scenic wineries.

Even though the “E” on a picture book spine stands for “Everybody,” sometimes it’s mistaken for “Easy.” That’s unfortunate, because many picture books are complex and thought-provoking. In their 20…

“E” is for “Entertaining” and “Educational”: Ten Picture Book Biographies Tweens, Teens, and Teachers Will Love! by Maggie Bokelman

by the author. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Kadir Nelson's rich paintings and lyrical text pay homage to the life of Nelson Mandela. (The 2014 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book)

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