Nelson Mandela

In his spare time, Nelson Mandela studied to be a lawyer to protect other blacks.

When he got to Robben Island where he was to be imprisoned Nelson was told to jog to the prison gate. He refused. He and the other prisoners started a hunger strike to get better living conditions. The prisoners won. They also found ways to communicate with other prisoners. A few methods were: writing messages on toilet paper, hiding messages in the bottom of food buckets, slipping notes in the dirty dishes so the cook prisoners could read them, and taping notes to the inside rim of toilet seats.

His surname, Mandela, was taken from his grandfather, that is why his father has a different last name then ...

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Added: 4/18/2011 11:10:15 PM
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