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Nelson Mandela: The Man and the Movement

This book is about Nelson Mandela
In "Nelson Mandela: The Man and the Movement," readers are invited into the inspiring journey of Nelson Mandela, from his early days as the son of a chief to his monumental rise as South Africa's first Black president. Published on November 17, 1994, this compelling biography by Mary Benson encapsulates Mandela's indomitable fight against apartheid—an oppressive system of racial segregation in South Africa. Benson masterfully recounts how Mandela, originally a lawyer and a leader within the African National Congress, endured 27 years of imprisonment yet remained a beacon of hope and resistance. His unwavering commitment to justice and equality led to the dismantling of apartheid through strategic negotiations, culminating in the historic 1994 elections where Mandela and countless disenfranchised Black South Africans voted for the first time. Ideal for middle school readers, this book not only explores themes of racial justice and voting rights but also encourages a deeper understanding of resilience and the power of steadfast leadership in the face of adversity.
Published by W. W. Norton & Company on November 17, 1994
312 pages
ISBN: 9780393312812
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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