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Moonlight Songs for Pa Nelson Mandela. Edited by Wole Adedoyin

Moonlight Songs for Pa Nelson Mandela.
By Wole Adedoyin

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An anthology of poems in celebration and in commemoration of Pa Nelson Mandela. A Publication of the Society of Young Nigerian Writers in conjunction with the West African Young Writers and Publishers Association.

Nelson Mandela, born in 1918, South African activist, winner of the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, and the first black president of South Africa (1994-1999). Born in Umtata, South Africa, in what is now Eastern Cape Province, Mandela was the son of a Xhosa-speaking Thembu chief. He attended the University of Fort Hare in Alice where he became involved in the political struggle against the racial discrimination practiced in South Africa. He was expelled in 1940 for participating in a student demonstration. After moving to Johannesburg, he completed his course work by correspondence through the University of South Africa and received a bachelor's degree in 1942. Ma...
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