During his 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela became a symbol of resistance to racial oppression and injustice. He emerged to become the leader of post-apartheid South Africa. In this activity you will read about his life, his writings, and the views of biographers, colleagues, and friends.
Destination Title: The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
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Start at the Long Walk of Nelson Mandela Web site.
- Click on the four main links on the home page and on the chronology at the bottom of the page to read about Nelson Mandela, taking notes as you read.
- Click on additional links to learn more.
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.