Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Barak Obama, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and Nelson Mandela
The man who overcame and abolished segregation. For his struggle he was sentenced to prison, upon release he followed the road to presidency.
“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 Mandela (1918-2013), President of South Africa 1994-1999, anti-apartheid revolutionary, politican: "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
Giant Step Forward for Humankind Nelson Mandela with the Dalai Lama. This is what makes life so wonderful - unity !
17 Awesome and Inspiring Facts About Nelson Mandela
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
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