South Africa: Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela

Happy Birthday, Nelson Mandela, writes guest blogger Rethabile on Black Looks: “When Nelson Mandela was released, I was on a sofa in a small French village called Lamorlaye, staring at the telly. We waited quite a long time because something wasn’t right or wasn’t ready, and we waited. I was excited. “What does he look like?” I’d only ever seen two or three photos of him, and they were 27 year-old photos (or older).”

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