Category Archives: Nelson Mandela

What Nelson Mandela Lost

The South African freedom fighter’s letters from prison remind us that the separation of families is the ultimate expression of state power. By Professor Tayari Jones of Emory University and published by the New York Times Some time ago, the … Continue reading

Posted in Discrimination, Nelson Mandela, New York Times, Racism

‘Hope Is a Powerful Weapon’: The Unpublished Mandela Prison Letters

A new volume offers insight into the personal and political life of one of the 20th century’s most influential freedom fighters.  By the Editors of the New York Times During the 27 years of his imprisonment — from Nov. 7, … Continue reading

Posted in Nelson Mandela, South Africa

Mandela: Education is the most powerful…

Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world. — Nelson Mandela

Posted in Controversial, Nelson Mandela, Quotations, Thought-Provoking Analysis