Charlayne Hunter-Gault on Nelson Mandela, the father: http://nyr.kr/1gb74nu
“He was married first and foremost to the movement—to the liberation of his people from the vicious, stifling bondage of a white minority who saw themselves as superior, who forcibly removed blacks and other people of color to isolated townships that often lacked running water and indoor plumbing, and which the regime could easily encircle in case of trouble.”
Above: Mandela surprises locals on an impromptu walkabout, 1994. Photograph by Ian Berry/Magnum.
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