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Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013
"Never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another"
-- Nelson Mandela Inauguration, May 10, 1994
His own words
Excerpt from Mandela's four hour remarks before the court when he was on trial for sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the state.
News & stories
Explore the stories news, videos, and photographs on Mandela's life, work, his legacy, personal reflections on the impact her made throughout the world.
In the library collection