JULY 18: REMEMBERING THE LIFE AND TIMES OF NELSON MADELA

In November, 2009, the UN General Assembly unanimously voted to commemorate the lifetime service of Dr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This affirmation stipulates that the birthday, July, 18, of the South African anti-apartheid activist and philanthropist be celebrated yearly. This day was thus named Nelson Mandela International Day. It was motivated by the achievement of the former South African President towards peace and freedom. The day is a reminder for everyone to take action towards making our community a better place. Nelson Mandela cut his activism teeth as an undergraduate though…

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