There is so much more to Mandela's life story, and this revealing bio-film fleshes out those details while definitively establishing the psyche of a man who is best described as an earthly saint.
The women highlighted in the film turn to soccer as an outlet to stand up to the system, challenging gender norms while fighting against violence, homophobia and corrective rape.
Few men in the history of mankind have had more impact on a nation and inspired the world.
Since inspiration is the first step in any unforgettable journey, we've looked at recommendations from our community of travelers to find those far-flung cabins, huts, lodges, and tents where you can shack up far from the worries of the outside world.
Given how much history this film has to cover, it tends to jump around. But Idris Elba is its anchor, physically and emotionally, just as Mandela himself held the movement that was the African National Congress together, even as he moldered in a jail cell on Robben Island.
The ideal is to achieve both quantity and quality, but we still have to fix the system so that it can deliver both. Until such a time as the education system can offer all its learners a fair chance of success, it has no right to force them into paths of failure.
Miccolis shares that Ephraim is the inspiration behind her award-winning, Philadelphia-based social venture, that's bridging to the gap between foster care and interdependence, while providing great coffee in a supportive community-driven environment.
In South Africa, the state set black people up for failure and hamstrung black advancement, while using the under-education of black people as evidence for why they required subjugation and guidance instead of the vote. So how well did it work?
Creativity and critical thinking help the healing of a divided country. We need a nation of scientists, engineers and accountants. But we also need a nation of dreamers, thinkers and storytellers.
The Atteridgeville I know deserves the world's attention once again. In particular it deserves the attention of educators, policymakers and, of course, parents for the advances it is making in the area of quality learning.
After almost two decades of democracy the world is asking: "what has Nelson Mandela's South Africa done with its freedom?" With the 95-year-old father of the nation ailing, the 52 million South Africans who see him almost universally as a hero are also asking what lies ahead long after "Madiba."
High BMI and smoking remain among the top three risk factors that contribute to the highest burden of disease in Western Europe and the U.S., and the research mentioned above highlights this issue and discusses potential solutions, with implications far beyond South Africa.
Anytime your race plan involves running on the white line of the highway to keep the soles of your shoes from melting, you know you're in for a suffer-fest. Here, based on my personal suffering and the suffering of others, is my top 10 list of the world's toughest endurance races.
An awareness that South Africa is unlikely to produce enough mental health workers to meet the extensive need has led Ububele to offers quality training in experiential group work for professional and lay counselors.
There is a lot of waste in government spending. It's just a fact we should deal honestly with. But here's where the conservatives get it all wrong: What is wasteful in government spending is when we directly subsidize huge corporate interests.