“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”
— Rivonia trial, 1964
Franstine Jones says that, “Nelson Mandela’s life will serve as a beacon for change”. This is a great loss for the world.