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Long Walk to Freedom

The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Experience the powerful story of one of the world's greatest political leaders as he fights against racial oppression and leads his nation towards multiracial government and majority rule. Raised in the traditional, tribal culture of his ancestors, he learns the modern reality of apartheid and becomes instrumental in the African National Congress and the fight for racial equality. This memoir tells the story of his impoverished beginnings, slow political awakening, 27 years in prison, and ultimate release and negotiations that led to his freedom and the end of apartheid.
Publish Date
First Published in 1994
Goodreads rating
One of 70 must-read books.      source
For #BHM I will be sharing some of my favorite books by Black Authors 21st Book: Long Walk to Freedom -Nelson Mandela Read about his journey from childhood to the struggles of living under apartheid to becoming a freedom fighter & leader of his country. He is inspirational!      source
Then you read things like Nelson Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom or Steven Pressfield’s Gates of Fire, and you realize we’re not asked to do anything that’s all that much greater than what others have done before.      source