Nelson Mandela

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His effort earned him his first suspended conviction under the suppression of communism act. Nelson Mandela, was a leader of the African national congress which was fighting apartheid, was accused of trying to overthrow the government, he was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. The government freed Mandela after he had spent twenty-seven years in prison and began to negotiation toward black majority rule. Some feared a racial bloodbath when white rule ended, with blacks taking revenge for past injustices.
‘’in all of the great liberation movements there is the problem of producing great leaders to take over’’. (Says William Gumede), a South Africa scholar at oxford university in England. ‘’we have is example and now we’re going to follow it’’ (says Magubane says). Those people who are black and speak African were having trouble. It is also the language of those white minorities who ruled South Africa. Most of the blacks have considered the language of the oppressor. There has been a huge shift in social attitudes. The free born generation has another name the Mandela, and they insist that their determination to look to the future is the greatest tribute so they can be able to pay him.
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