I salute Nelson Mandela upon the passing of this giant and a true human being. To forgive a people, a system, a mentality that wreaked the most vicious, murderous and violent havoc on you and your kindred takes true leadership and a belief in the human element.
I salute Mandela for such a great accomplishment.
I was one of the students who participated in the divestiture movement of the ’80s when I was in college in Boston.
I saw firsthand at the time how the academic world brought to bear the most potent arsenal of weapons against apartheid: convincing Fortune 500 companies to stop investing in South Africa. That movement ultimately helped bring down apartheid. via – MiamiHerald.com