Racial Justice

Racial justice is the term for all efforts to create equitable institutional treatment and equal opportunity for people of color and to confront the systemic racial discrimination that prevents this. Working on all levels of society—political, educational, judicial, economic, business, religious, and social—racial justice focuses on proactive policies, practices, and attitudes that readjust opportunities, power distribution, and resources equitably to all members of society, regardless of ethnicity. We’ve started gathering valuable information on this topic, but haven’t yet curated the findings.

The Voice of Nelson Mandela

Major speeches and letters from the life and career of South Africa’s first black president, organized by date, topic and readers’ favorites.

Nelson Mandela – Nobel Lecture

We speak here of the challenge of the dichotomies of war and peace, violence and non-violence, racism and human dignity, oppression and repression and liberty and human rights, poverty and freedom from want.

First Person: Riding Along on Nelson Mandela's First U.S. Tour

For Americans of all races, the Mandela visit was a celebration of triumph of right over wrong and an opportunity to see a giant of history.