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human rights
Updated: 5/21/2020
human rights
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  • There was a boy named Nelson Mandela. Nelson wanted to help black people get rights even from an early age.
  • I am going to get us equal rights once and for all!
  • Unfortunately, later in his life one of the South African political parties made and Apartheid which is a law saying that black people are not equal to white people.
  • That should do it
  • We've got them now
  • Mandela did not agree with the law and so officials arrested him because of it.
  • I didn't do anything wrong, everyone should be equal!
  • At his trial, he gave a famous speech, then got sentenced life in prison but was released in 1990.
  • I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an Ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.
  • After being released, he and the president of South Africa together ended the apartheid.
  • yay! We are all equal!!!!!
  • He then was elected president of South Africa and became the first black president of South Africa
  • Hooray!
  • The end
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