11 Inspiring Moments to Remember Nelson Mandela

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Former South African President Nelson Mandela died at age 95 on Thursday after months of fighting illness and lung infection, South Africa President Jacob Zuma confirmed.

The anti-apartheid revolutionary and the country’s first black president was known for his compassion and progress through peaceful resistance. Mandela spent 27 years in prison for treason of the white minority government and was released in 1990 after negotiating with his captors. He went on to lead the first fully democratic election in the country’s history. His contributions and the number of people he inspired are innumerable Read more…

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