Nelson Mandela served as president of South Africa from 1994 until 1999.
Photograph by Chris Johns, National Geographic
(1948-1993) South African government's policy of separating different races of people.
system of organization or government where the people decide policies or elect representatives to do so.
system or order of a nation, state, or other political unit.
to confine or put in a jail-like facility.
discussion or discourse leading to terms of an agreement.
to oppose or confront.
acts that cause physical harm to another person.