The Mau Mau Movement

The Mau was a non-violenthttp://www.tvafrique.com/wp-admin/post-new.php movement for Samoan independence from colonial rule during the first half of the 20th century. Mau means ‘opinion,’ ‘unwavering,’ ‘to be decided,’ or ‘testimony’ denoting ‘firm strength’ in Samoan. The motto for the Mau were the words Samoa mo Samoa (Samoa for the Samoans). Similarly in Hawaii’an Mau means to…

Nelson Mandela

NELSON MANDELA Nelson Mandela, in full Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, byname Madiba, (born July 18, 1918, Mvezo, South Africa—died December 5, 2013, Johannesburg), black nationalist and the first black president of South Africa (1994–99). His negotiations in the early 1990s with South African Pres. F.W de Klerk helped end the country’s apartheid system of racial segregation…