Together as a nation, we have the obligation to put sunshine into the hearts of our little ones. They are our precious possessions. They deserve what happiness life can offer. mandela'>Nelson Mandela
mandela'>Nelson Mandela visited Brixton #onthisday in 1996 – on his first state visit to Britain. He met his thousands of supporters at Brixton Recreation Centre. The memory of his visit is marked by a plaque in the leisure centre lobby. Find out more:
📷 11 July 1996 President Nelson Mandela and HM The Queen attended a special concert here as part of the President's state visit to the UK Music from stars including Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Phil Collins had Mandela (followed by the rest of the Queen's Box) dancing!
"As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest." — mandela'>Nelson Mandela
"...For love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite." - mandela'>Nelson Mandela
Mandela Day is about taking action to change the world for the better. In these young people, I see Madiba's example of persistence and hope. They are poised to make this world more peaceful, more prosperous, and more just.