Nelson Mandela Obstacles

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Imagine growing up in a country where drinking out of the wrong water fountain might get you into jail where a man might have a job as his neighbor, but because of his skin color,he gets paid differently. Despite being in prison,Mandela and other black prisoners had to battle just to be treated on par with other non black prisoners.Although Mandela’s 27 years in prison were dominated by tremendous hardships,such as freezing winter nights,suffocating summer days and poor food conditions he managed to find ways to free south africa from apartheid government and also to help his own country to become a peaceful country.Because of these he fought for freedom and equality in a nonviolent way. In the long run,Mandela became a new south african president …show more content…
Despite being in prison for 27 years Mandela never stopped fighting for equality for South Africans. Some of the ways Mandela never stopped fighting for equality when he was in prison was using his wife winnie to help him to overcome the struggles they were facing at that time. IN 1950’s and in 1960’s Mandela found himself at the police station rehabilitation center,but he ensured his political work continued as he had planned it. This is because he was ahead of his time and had a clear vision of what South Africa wanted to look like since he lived there. However he wasn’t only fighting for equality because he was a South African he was fighting for the equality because he wanted the best for the future …show more content…
His struggles towards the movement are inspiring to many people around the world mainly because of his commitment to the struggle of apartheid government. Finally after the fight over apartheid government,Mandela became victorious in 1994 when he won the fight against apartheid government after a long struggle on the streets and in prison. According to cbs news,”There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain top of our desires”(Mandela,2004).This shows that such activists never gave up or give in on his dream no matter how hard the brick was. This has impacted thousands of lives around the world that it reminds people that there’s always hope in the

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