“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.”  ― Nelson Mandela

“As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.” ― Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: In full, “Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice, like Slavery and Apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”

One of the most famous couples in African history, the pair were married in February of 1958. Contrary to popular belief, Winnie was not Nelson Mandela’s first wife, nor would she be his las

Nelson Mandela in pictures

One of the most famous couples in African history, the pair were married in February of 1958. Contrary to popular belief, Winnie was not Nelson Mandela’s first wife, nor would she be his las

Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, where he had spent 18 of his 27 years in prison.

Nelson Mandela: The last great liberator?

Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, where he had spent 18 of his 27 years in prison.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela- born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918.  Mandela himself was educated at University College of Fort Hare & the University of Witwatersrand & qualified in law in 1942. He joined the African Nat'l Congress in 1944 & was engaged in resistance against the ruling National Party's apartheid policies after 1948. He consistently refused to compromise his political position to obtain his freedom. Feb 11, 1990: Nelson Mandela released from prison

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela- born in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918. Mandela himself was educated at University College of Fort Hare & the University of Witwatersrand & qualified in law in 1942. He joined the African Nat'l Congress in 1944 & was engaged in resistance against the ruling National Party's apartheid policies after 1948. He consistently refused to compromise his political position to obtain his freedom. Feb 11, 1990: Nelson Mandela released from prison

Powerful Photos Show President Obama's Visit To Nelson Mandela's Former Prison Cell

Powerful Photos Show President Obama's Visit To Nelson Mandela's Former Prison Cell

Nelson Mandela was freed from prison on this day in 1990. Mandela served 27 years in prison before being released. He went on to become the first Black person to be elected President of South Africa. NewsOne salutes you Madiba, one of the greatest human beings to walk this earth

Nelson Mandela was freed from prison on this day in 1990. Mandela served 27 years in prison before being released. He went on to become the first Black person to be elected President of South Africa. NewsOne salutes you Madiba, one of the greatest human beings to walk this earth

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