Nelson Mandela International Day

It is Nelson Mandela International Day. Nelson Mandela was an icon of nonviolence who received the Nobel Peace Prize. He was a passionate anti-apartheid activist. He spent 27 years in prison for political offenses and subsequently became South Africa’s first black president. Mandela’s government focused on destroying the Apartheid government.  Nelson Mandela was an inspiration to so many people around the world so today learn more about Mandela.