On this day in 1918, one of the greatest and most charismatic men to have ever walked the face of the earth was born.
Nelson Mandela Day celebrates the life and values of a global icon, a man who spent his life championing the cause of personal liberty, preaching equality, and advocating the power we have in our shared humanity. Today his name is synonymous with the anti-apartheid struggle and invariably evokes memories of one man’s fight to positively change his immediate society and the world at large.
Even though the world has had some great men and women, very few have had as much of an impact on history as Nelson Mandela has. Remembered as South Africa’s first Black president and an international symbol of freedom, peace and equality even after death, Mandela continues to influence the world with his great and timeless words of wisdom.
To celebrate this illustrious son of Africa’s 101st birthday and legacy, Face2Face Africa shares with you 3 of his greatest speeches.
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