When you consider his entire life, and his persistent pursuit of human rights and freedom, Nelson Mandela made a difference for all humanity. He helped change the course of South Africa, and his initiatives ripple with force throughout the world today as a symbol for what is right.
Be an example, and he was. Show results, and he did that.
Keep up the fight, and he did that too.
Keep his example alive. We will.
Here is a film about his life.
There is an excellent artifact of an exhibit called “Exhibition: ‘rise and fall of apartheid: photography and the bureaucracy of everyday life’ at haus der kunst, munich.
Some of the photos in the slideshow are from this exhibit.
This morning, I produced a sketch of Nelson Mandela. See the picture.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
― Nelson Mandela
“9 Nelson Mandela References In Hip-Hop Lyrics
Dec 5, 2013 By Rob McFarlane
Nelson Mandela has made a huge impact on the world. A true leader and inspiration to people everywhere. When your reference has made it into music by some of the biggest hip-hop artists out, you’ve truly impacted live across the globe. Nelson Mandela may be gone but his work and memory live on, especially in these hip-hop songs.”
“Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95
South Africa's first black president died peacefully in company of his family at home in Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma announces”