Nelson Mandela

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#reGram from @khulu_minati  The beauty of the xhosa culture NEVER ceases to tickle or impress me. #xhosa #mandela #madiba #umbhaco #Royals #BrownBabies #Love

#reGram from @khulu_minati The beauty of the xhosa culture NEVER ceases to tickle or impress me. #xhosa #mandela #madiba #umbhaco #Royals #BrownBabies #Love

Nelson Mandela : Rest in peace

Nelson Mandela – He was elected the first African President of South Africa in officially ending the long tradition of apartheid there. Mandela had been jailed for 27 years for speaking out against apartheid, until it was finally abolished in

Credit: Alf Khumalo /AP 1961: Mandela and his then-wife Winnie show off their firstborn daughter, Zindzi, at their home in Soweto.

Nelson Mandela: a life in pictures

1961 // Mandela and his then wife Winnie show off their firstborn daughter, Zindzi, at their home in Soweto.

Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 into the South African Thembu royal family.

14 Badass Nelson Mandela Facts

Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 into the South African Thembu royal family.

Mandla Mandela, 32, (L) eldest grandson of former President Nelson Mandela, and his bride Tando Mabunu, 28, marry in traditional Xhosa cultu...

Mandla Mandela, eldest grandson of former President Nelson Mandela, and his bride Tando Mabunu, marry in traditional Xhosa cultural style at the remote rural Mandela farm.

Desmond Tutu & Nelson Mandela. I'm lucky to have met Arch Tutu on SAS, and worry that our future children won't be able to understand what he and Mandela fought for once their generation is no longer here to tell the tale firsthand.

Desmond Tutu Nelson Mandela, the real characters of Hotel Rwanda. Very inspirational story I share with students about overcoming the odds and about being grateful for the lives we are given.

Nelson Mandela #painting by Sara Golish

Oh, how they rejoice in Heaven To embrace this shining soul. Bright and joyful with success, That he has left the earthly world Much better than he found it. He is home from his work And is well content in his reward. Melican painting by Sara Golish.

The Xhosa people of South Africa are probably best known for their most famous son, Nelson Mandela, but many Xhosa live far from the modern world, deep in the Transkei region on the country’s Eastern Cape. This picture captures the most important adventure in these boys’ lives – their initiation into manhood, which involves five weeks of isolation

Portraits of adventure

Credit: Brent Stirton The Xhosa people of South Africa are probably best known for their most famous son, Nelson Mandela, but many Xhosa li.

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