Mandela found himself fighting for the victims of police brutality, and the decisions of the racial Classification Board, where many people had their ‘colour’ determined by the court. the most influential political figure of this or any other era. The 1948 election saw the formal codification of segregation by the white-only government as they classified the population into three races and defined the rights of each. Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994, serving until 1999.
Through his hardships and jail time he
1956 the government arrested Nelson and another 150 activists charging with treason
1960 the south African government outlawed the National African Congress, Nelson then went underground to form the mkr formed after Sharpeville were 67 people were killed and over 180