An emotional Brenda Fassie, South African pop diva, embraces Mandela.
Brenda Fassie, also known as MaBrr, known for her unique music style, could turn any subject into a song. Infamous for getting a full house of politicians to “dance without care” including Mandela during one of her performances. Mandela was known for loving music and was often photographed dancing at events around the world. He once said, "Music and dancing makes me at peace with the world..and makes me at peace with myself.
“And if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love.” ~ Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela returned to his home in Soweto after his release from prison in 1990. Nelson grew up in No. 8115 Vilakazi Street and has since been turned into a tribute style museum....more
Madiba laughs as his shoe comes off while kicking a soccer ball....more
In 1991, Nelson Mandela received an Honorary Doctorate at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg for his commitment to the country and showcasing the strongest national leadership...more
Mandela and other activists had an array of supporters that came to the court each time defendants were summoned. Pictured is a young Madiba, making his way through a crowd of singing...more