Nelson Rolihlahla Mandel is a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, being the first to be elected in a fully representative, multiracial election as well. By tackling institutionalized racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation, his government’s focused onto dismantling the legacy of apartheid throughout the country. Please take a look of this infographic for more info –

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
Nelson Mandela: Before Prisoner, Beyond President


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