Why is Nelson Mandela So Important in South African Culture?
Nelson Mandela, through government ranks, and jail time, raised awareness of the injustices that black people faced during Apartheid, which was a system of segregation to keep white people in power.
Topic Sentence #1: He decided that he would fight for his people’s freedom after hearing of his ancestor’s valor in battle.
Topic Sentence #2: Mandela, and seven others accused, were sentenced to Life Imprisonment, at Robbins Island.
Topic Sentence #3: Mandela served one term as South African President, from 1994-1999.