Nelson Mandela in Jail

Nelson Mandela in Jail

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born to Thembu royal family. Mandela studied from Fort Hare University and then received his law degree from University of Witwatersrand. His involvement with anti-colonial politics started when he was in Johannesburg and then joined the African National Congress and later became one of the founding members of the Youth League of ANC. In 1948, the National Party's Afrikaner nationalists came to power and started implementing apartheid policy against which Mandela stood in Defiance Campaign of 1952 and became a prominent figure.

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