Nelson Mandela

Strangers In Their Own Country: A Curriculum Guide On South Africa
By | January 8, 2012

Teaching Guide. By Bill Bigelow. 1985. 116 pages.
Lessons on apartheid in South Africa and the global anti-apartheid movement.

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Bob Herbert on Nelson Mandela: 1918–2013
By | December 7, 2013

Article. Bob Herbert. Jacobin Magazine. 2013.
A critique of the “feel good” and “sentimental stick figure” mis-representations of Nelson Mandela and Dr. King in mass media.

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After Gandhi: One Hundred Years of Nonviolent Resistance
By | December 27, 2006

Book – Non-fiction. By Anne Sibley O’Brien and Perry Edmund O’Brien. 2009. 192 pages.
Stories about 15 activists who continue in the tradition of Gandhi, written and illustrated for upper elementary and middle school.

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Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
By | December 8, 2013

Book – Non-fiction. Danny Schechter. 2013. 272 pages.
Companion book to the 2013 film about Nelson Mandela, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

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Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book
By | February 11, 2011

Book – Non-fiction. By Umlando Wezithombe. 2009. 193 pages.
A graphic novel about the life and times of Nelson Mandela produced for school children in South Africa and now available for readers in the U.S.

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Ruth First & Joe Slovo in the War Against Apartheid
By | December 24, 2013

Book – Non-fiction. By Alan Weider. Foreword by Nadine Gordimer. 2013. 464 pages.
Comprehensive biography of South African freedom fighters Ruth First and Joe Slovo.

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