Rolihlahla Mandela who now goes by the name “Nelson Mandela” played a major role in the South African society and a minor role in the American society. He is one of the most recognized individual in this world today. Mandela became a symbol of resistance and was recognized by all the people of South Africa ever since his fight for equality and his effort to end apartheid in South Africa. Mandela is a man whose dedication to the liberties of his people inspires human rights advocates throughout the
Nelson Mandela in his book, Long Walk to Freedom argues through the first five parts that a black individual must deal, coop, and grow through a society that is hindering their lives' with apartheid and suppression of their rightful land. Rolihlanla Mphakanyiswa or clan name, Madiba was born on July 18, 1918 in a simple village of Mvezo, which was not accustomed to the happenings of South Africa as a whole. His father was an respected man who led a good life, but lost it because of a dispute with
20, 1964, Nelson Mandela delivered a speech to the Supreme Court of South Africa. Mandela was being tried for sabotage, high treason, and a conspiracy to overthrow the established government; these charges were brought forth during a time a great discrimination and segregation by whites against Africans. Mandela was a renowned and highly regarded leader in the movement toward desegregation and equality, and to this day is still recognized as a driving force in ending the apartheid in South Africa.