Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at age 95 of complications from a recurring lung infection.
The anti-apartheid leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate was a beloved figure around the world, a symbol of reconciliation from a country with a brutal history of racism.
Today is Nelson Mandela’s 95th birthday. #HappyMandelaDay
“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~Nelson Mandela
People around the world are spending 67 minutes making a positive impact upon other people’s lives for Mandela Day. Checkout 67 ideas to change the world after the jump…
Today is the birth date of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968), one of the most prominent leaders during the Civil Rights Movement. King was assassinated in 1968 at the young age of 39.
“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.”
–Martin Luther King, Jr.