Friday, December 06, 2013

#MadibaInspires #RIPNelsonMandela

"For all my comrades mourning in this intense moment of losing the revolutionary warrior Nelson Mandela, can we rejoice in efforts to continue his legacy to dismantle white supremacist capitalism and the military/police state which dictates our political and social value? Can we mourn a revolutionary with intentions to continue their revolutionary struggle, so they can truly rest in power?" ~ Sharmin Hossain

: the man behind the legend | Download the special issue of the Al Jazeera Magazine|

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Xhosa pronunciation: [xoˈliːɬaɬa manˈdeːla]; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionarypolitician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation. Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) from 1991 to 1997. Internationally, Mandela was Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movementfrom 1998 to 1999. ~wikipedia


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