The Legacy of Nelson Mandela
Professor Andrea Durbach, human rights lawyer & former anti-Apartheid activist, joins Michael to talk about the legacy of Nelson Mandela who was released from prison on this day in 1990 after spending 27 years in prison.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, was the South African anti_apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconcilliation.