Saturday, July 18, 2009

July 18 Birthday: Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela, political leader
July 18, 1918-

Mandela: From the Life of the South African Statesman by Floyd Cooper (Philomel, 1996)

Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist, became the first President of South Africa elected by blacks and whites.

You’ll find information about Mandela and his work at the Nelson Mandela Foundation site.