“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

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

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

Nelson Mandela. A social activist and the first black president of South Africa. He participated in the eradication of apartheid and has been a global advocate for human rights.  There is so much to write about this man but I could never fit it in this space.This link will lead you to a massive collection of information about a massive life. Prepare to be inspired.

Nelson Mandela. A social activist and the first black president of South Africa. He participated in the eradication of apartheid and has been a global advocate for human rights. There is so much to write about this man but I could never fit it in this space.This link will lead you to a massive collection of information about a massive life. Prepare to be inspired.

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.”

On this day in 1990 just days after his release from prison Nelson Mandela became Deputy #news #alternativenews

On this day in 1990 just days after his release from prison Nelson Mandela became Deputy #news #alternativenews

In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union.  #PadreMedium

In addition to the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, Nelson Mandela has received more than 250 awards, including honorary degrees from more than 50 universities worldwide. In 2001, he became the first living person to be made an honorary Canadian citizen, and he was the last person to receive the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union. #PadreMedium

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

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