“I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.” - From the moment Nelson Mandela voiced his opinion, he was determined to achieve it. There was no need to back down, or fret about the present. The aim was clear, and by moving forward and advancing, change was irrepressible. An intrepid man with a strong and distinct vision managed to shake up a nation after years of an apartheid system. This was a system of segregation, in which all non-whites were socially oppressed, facing gross injustices and being denied basic human rights.
Robinson’s legacy is one that truly is great. We honor him for his bravery and his courage to impact our world in the right way. President Bill Clinton paid tribute to Robinson in Shea Stadium because of the impact he had on pro sports and on our world, during his time he was a symbol of hope and he still is. He was honored for all he did in this world and the impact he had on all. He did what he believed in.
1. Introduction 1.1 Background In 2004, Nelson Mandela in his speech that he made in parliament after 10 years of being sworn in as the first elected democratic President of South Africa, he pleaded with all South Africans never to forget their past, but to use it as a guide in overcoming the challenges still facing the country. He mentioned that all South Africans must do good and belief in one another. He urged us to use our memory to remember how far we as South Africans have become and to how much we have actually achieved. I totally agree with his statement because all the injustices, sufferings and pain that some people have gone through should be used to celebrate the freedom that we have all gained and demonstrate the capacity of human beings in progress, to move forward, to become better human beings and to improve as well.
Lin was always creative and always had ideas but nobody saw them out. His hit musical Hamilton was a laughing stock when he told people but he overcame and was nominated for 16 record breaking tonys Plus he won 11 of them. He overcame obstacles and believed in himself no matter what because he believed and said “I can do it” and he
Cohen’s son Adam also stated to a CBC Radio host said, “He’s the last of his kind”. Following his death, tributes from around the world have been highlighting his artistic legacy. Ron Sexsmith also shared that “his life was forever changed by his music and words”, and that he will never be forgotten. One more representing /important figure that was influenced by Cohen and recognized his success/es is the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. He stated “Leonard Cohen is as relevant today as he was in the 1960’s (prime years/popular star time).
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me” says legendary North Carolina State Coach, Jim Valvano (n.d). Fathers have shaped the framework of many successes in society: Beyoncé, Khloe Kardashian, Justin Timberlake—renowned celebrities who have all given sincere gratitude to those who knew them before the world ever gave them a thought, their fathers (Linshi, 2015). Though all know of the realistic father who works the nine to five with consistency, mows the lawn with precision, and provides for his family with care, the televised father portrays this image in a rather opposite light. While both George Lopez of The George Lopez Show (Borden, Helford, Lopez, etc., 2002) and real-life fathers receive harsh criticism and
His parents were Nosekeni Fanny Mandela and Gadla Henry Mphakanyiswa (CNN Library). Sadly, Nelson Mandela was only nine when his father died of lung cancer (Kareem). This event impacted Nelson Mandela deeply, as it led him to run away from home. Nelson Mandela was also the first person in his family to attend school, and it helped him in his later life in politics. Mandela was even expelled from Fort Hare University for involvement in a student strike in 1940 (NotableBiographies.com Staff).
Nelson Mandela; a South African man who started a uprising against apartheid and fought for black people. He served as the president of South Africa as the first elected in a fully representative democratic nation. He is a great example of how a visionary leader can take the organization to the new heights. He lays a very strong example of charismatic leadership in front of us. A leader who puts the overall organizations interest above his own personal interest and has a great vision for betterment of the society as a whole has that charismatic appeal, and thus people tend to follow such people.
The word heroism has known as Heroic action, being brave and strong do great things for the world. According to OxfordAdvanced Learner’s Dictionary the word hero means a person who is admired of many people for doing something courageous. Another meaning of hero seems to mean a person who is adorable for great or brave acts or fine qualities (Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary).This essay will focus on two men heroes: Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi,were two greatest leaders are struggle against governmental oppression. Nelson Mandela was an African born in 1918, In contrast, Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian born in 1869. Mahatma Gandhi has the most inspirits because he was treat a lot of migration indians in the South Africa from racial discrimination and in his country.