Born in an era of racial segregation and oppression in South Africa, Nelson Mandela made it his life’s mission to fight for an equal and democratic society in his country. After 27 years in jail, Mandela helped prevent civil war and became South Africa’s first black president. By the time of his death he’d become a renowned statesman and global icon. Discover how Mandela went from prison cell to presidential office.
Instructor: Claude Welch, Distinguished Service Professor and Professor of Political Science, SUNY Buffalo
Monday, November 16th - 1 p.m.
Cheektowaga Senior Center, 686-3930 to register