The story of Nelson Mandela’s life will be remembered as one of overcoming unbelievable obstacles.
At a young age he studied law, and became active in fighting against apartheid. He recognized the injustices that were going on in his country and in his life and chose to make a change.
As we at K12 reflect on his incredible life after his passing Thursday, what stands out is his belief that the only way to bring the country together and effect change was through education and peace.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” he once said.