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Understanding Nelson Mandela's Legacy

In the days following Nelson Mandela's passing, the world has been remembering his remarkable accomplishments and unique power as a political leader. His role in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa has had a lasting impact, extending well beyond his country's borders. We explore events, from protests in Washington to hunger strikes in South Africa's Robben Island, that made the end of apartheid one of the most powerful triumphs for human rights in the 20th century.

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