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Six Things Nelson Mandela Believed That Most People Won’t Talk About

By Aviva Shen and Judd Legum In the desire to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life — an iconic figure who triumphed over South Africa’s brutal apartheid regime — it’s tempting to homogenize his views into something everyone can support. This is not, … Continue reading

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Mandela, the Unapologetic Radical

By Vijay Prashad The warders called us by either our surnames or our Christian names. Each, I felt, was degrading, and I thought we should insist on the honorific ‘Mister.’ I pressed for this for many years, without success. Later, … Continue reading

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