Nelson Mandela http://wuwm.com en South African Apartheid Survivor Helps Shapes Her Country's Future http://wuwm.com/post/south-african-apartheid-survivor-helps-shapes-her-countrys-future <p></p><p></p><p>Twenty years ago this weekend, Nelson Mandela was sworn in as president of South Africa. &nbsp;It was pinnacle of a period of remarkable change in that country – that included Mandela’s freedom from prison after 27 years, and the end of the Apartheid era in which blacks and other non-white South Africans were denied the rights and freedoms that whites had.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 19:51:15 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Bonnie North 31078 at http://wuwm.com South African Apartheid Survivor Helps Shapes Her Country's Future Milwaukeeans Reflect on Nelson Mandela's Achievements and Influence http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukeeans-reflect-nelson-mandelas-achievements-and-influence <p>Nelson Mandela, the first black President of South Africa <a href="http://wuwm.com/post/nelson-mandela-inspiration-world-dies-95" target="_blank">died Thursday</a> at the age of 95. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 21:55:51 +0000 Mitch Teich & Bob Bach 8485 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukeeans Reflect on Nelson Mandela's Achievements and Influence