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Essay Cry Freedom

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Paper examines violent and non-violent methods of protest, focusing on former South African president Nelson Mandela

The paper focuses on Nelson Mandela’s fight for freedom for blacks in South Africa, from the 1950 through his release from prison and election to the office of President.

From the paper:

Nelson Mandela would spend the remaining years of apartheid in prison (Mandela 328). However, others still carried on his work. In 1974 there appeared to be a breakthrough. South Africa?s ambassador to the United Nations, R.F ?Pik? Both announced that South Africa was breaking down the system of apartheid. By now, South Africa?s struggle had caught International attention, and the world watched ? and waited.