Marja Bergen

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Tag: Nelson Mandela

Part 13 – Nelson Mandela (cont’d)

  Nelson Mandela studied at the University of Fort Hare and the University of Witwatersrand in 1939 and 1943-49, focusing on law. He soon became active in the anti-apartheid movement, joining the African National Congress in 1942. For twenty years, Mandela directed peaceful, nonviolent acts of defiance against South Africa’s government and its racist policies. […]


Part 12 – Nelson Mandela (1918 – 2013)

  Nelson Mandela, was the South African activist who helped bring an end to apartheid in his nation. He was an advocate for human rights and a global symbol of reconciliation between enemies. His passion and perseverance, despite oppression, show what can be done to overcome impossible odds to change the world. Mandela was born […]


Waiting patiently

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  51  (March 6, 2007) First of all, I want to tell you I’m not doing badly. Not good, but not badly either. In my last post I raised the topic of waiting – waiting for depression to lift. Although I love the Bible and try to live by it, it does in […]


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