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BLACK HISTORY SPOTLIGHT : NELSON MANDELA !

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BY: LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in
Mvezo, Cape Province, Union of South Africa.

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Mandela was a Xhosa born into the Thembu royal family.

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Mandela would attend a Methodist Missionary school near the Thembu royal palace, he would then further his education at Clarkebury Methodist High School Engcobo, it was the largest and most prestigious European-style school for black Africans in Thembuland. Eventually Mandela would attend Fort Hare University and the University of Witwatersrand, where he would study law.

While living in Johannesburg he would join the African National Congress (ANC) and get involved in anti-colonial politics, in 1948 after the white Afrikaner minority government of the National Party created the racially segregated apartheid system he would take part in the ANC’s anti-apartheid campaign.

While working as an attorney, Mandela would be arrested with fellow ANC members for seditious activities.

After the peaceful protesting of the ANC, only resulted in getting their members thrown in prison and barred from appearing in public by the racist South African government, Mandela would co-found “Umkhonto We Sizwe” in 1961, the groups role was to lead a sabotage campaign against the brutal South African government.

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In 1962 Mandela would be arrested and convicted of conspiracy to overthrow the state of South Africa, he would serve 27 years in prison.

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Amid increasing civil unrest, mounting international pressure and to avoid a possible civil war, Mandela was released from prison in 1990, after his release, Mandela would have negotiations with South African president F.W. De Klerk on how to abolish the apartheid system.

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Multiracial elections would be held for the first time in 1994, Mandela would become South Africa’s first black president.

After deciding not to run for a second presidential term, Mandela would focus his attention on charity work through his Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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Mandela would die on December 5, 2013, at the age of 95.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WATCH THIS SHORT BIOGRAPHY :

REMEMBERING NELSON MANDELA :

RANDALL ROBINSON ON NELSON MANDELA, U.S. BACKING OF APARTHEID REGIME & SUCCESS OF SANCTIONS MOVEMENT :

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION USE LINK BELOW :

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela

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MR.EUROPE RAPING MOTHER AFRICA: (POEM)

MR. EUROPE, YOU’RE BACK AT IT, SODOMIZING MOTHER AFRICA ALL OVER AGAIN, LIKE YOU DRANK ALL HER RESOURCES TOO FAST AND NOW HAVE THE HICCUPS

OR AN OIL, GOLD AND DIAMOND THIRSTY DEMON IN A REOCCURRING HORRIFIC DREAM, OR BETTER YET A PIMP THAT CAN’T LET HIS HOES GO

I CAN’T SAY FOR SURE BUT ALL I KNOW IS THE WORLD COURT NEEDS TO PUT YOU ON TRIAL FOR COMMITTING WORST CRIMES THAN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THEIR PRIEST WHO MOONLIGHT AS PEDOPHILES

THERE SHOULD BE NO NEED FOR AN O.J SIMPSON BLOODY GLOVE OR A R. KELLY SEX TAPE

SINCE EVEN THE LATE GREAT RAY CHARLES CAN SEE ALL THE RAPE YOU HAVE COMMITTED TO THE ONCE GORGEOUS BUT STILL BEAUTIFUL CONTINENT OF AFRICA, 200 YEARS AGO TO THE CURRENT DATE!image

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA: DIVIDED WE STAND? ! A COLLECTION OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL POETRY
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STILL OUR COLONIAL MASTERS:(POEM)

IT’S NOT ALL OUR LEADERS FAULT

THEY ALLOW THEMSELVES TO BE BOUGHT

EVERY ONE THAT STANDS UP HAS BEEN TAKEN OUT

SO IF WE TRULY WANT OUR FREEDOM

WE MUST GO TO WAR AND SHOUT

BUT NOT WITH OUR GUNS OR FIST

SINCE THEY ARE RENDERED USELESS AGAINST THE MATRIX

WE WILL HAVE TO USE OUR MINDS IF WE WANT TO HAVE ANY CHANCE OF GETTING FROM UNDER OUR NEOCOLONIAL MASTERS FIST!image

-LEON KWASI KUNTUO-ASARE
AMERICA: DIVIDED WE STAND? ! A COLLECTION OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL POETRY
NOW AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE