Nelson Mandela

Arts & Culture
2:51 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

South African Apartheid Survivor Helps Shapes Her Country's Future

Vuyiswa Tulelo is the General Consul for South Africa in the Midwest.
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Twenty years ago this weekend, Nelson Mandela was sworn in as president of South Africa.  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.

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World
3:55 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Milwaukeeans Reflect on Nelson Mandela's Achievements and Influence

Milwaukee Public Library helps celebrate the 95th birthday of President Nelson Mandela
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Chima Korieh, Associate Professor of History at Marquette University, says Nelson Mandela's place in history is assured.

Nelson Mandela, the first black President of South Africa died Thursday at the age of 95.

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