Ashley Evans

The Extraordinary Life of Nelson Mandela

The Extraordinary Life of Nelson Mandela

Summary

Nelson Mandela was:

The first Black president

A leader

An inspiration

Nelson Mandela was known for dedicating his life to fighting for equality in South Africa and overthrowing racial segregation. He grew up hearing the elders' stories of his ancestors' fighting in the wars of resistance, and he dreamed of fighting for the freedom of his people. His childhood wish was granted when he became the first black president of South Africa, and an icon for hope, change and equality.

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