World Mourns Nelson Mandela, Former South African President, Anti-Apartheid Leader, Champion for Environment
It was forbidden to quote him or publish his photo, yet he and other jailed members of his banned African National Congress were able to smuggle out messages of guidance to the anti-apartheid ... elected president by a landslide in South Africa's first ...
Hundreds gather to mourn South African anti-apartheid activist Helen Suzman
Helen Suzman, one of the most celebrated South African anti-apartheid ... first and only woman ever to grace our cells.' Suzman and Mandela, who was released from prison in 1990, became close friends after he was elected South Africa's first black ...
10 Films and Songs of the Anti-Apartheid Movement
Stetsasonic, “A.F.R.I.C.A” Stetsasonic’s song “A.F.R.I.C.A” made an urgent call to black Americans to be involved the anti-apartheid movement ... as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. Poet Scott-Heron is most famous ...
A history of apartheid, an icon in the making
Here are some things you should know: South Africa was first ... movement to free him that grew in South Africa and gained worldwide support. Eventually, South African President FW de Klerk freed Mandela in 1990 to lead negotiations on the end of apartheid.
South Africa's ANC Lurches Into Anti-Semitism
Baleka Mbete, ANC chairperson and former deputy president, stated that Israel is “far worse than apartheid South Africa.” The move comes shortly after the South African government ... as the country’s first democratically elected president.