apartheid http://wamc.org en The Day Apartheid Came To Upstate NY http://wamc.org/post/day-apartheid-came-upstate-ny <p></p><p>Nelson Mandela’s life of 95 years is being honored in Soweto today. But before Mandela was a sainted founding father of modern South Africa, he was a political prisoner in nation split by apartheid.&nbsp; Local activists still remember the day 32 years ago when the city of Albany briefly took center stage in the struggle.</p><p>In his remarks today at the gathering honoring Mandela, President Barack Obama made a passing reference to the Springboks.</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:55:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 79528 at http://wamc.org The Day Apartheid Came To Upstate NY Albany Law School Dean Penelope Andrews - The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela http://wamc.org/post/albany-law-school-dean-penelope-andrews-legacy-nelson-mandela <p>South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has now spent a month in the hospital.</p><p>As visitors from around the world share an outpouring of love and support for South Africa’s first democratically elected president, there has also been a question of what his legacy will mean for both South Africa and the world.</p><p>Albany Law School Dean Penelope "Penny" Andrews grew up and began studying law in apartheid South Africa before coming to the U.S. in the 1980’s.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 16:35:00 +0000 68640 at http://wamc.org Albany Law School Dean Penelope Andrews - The Legacy Of Nelson Mandela After Mandela by Douglas Foster http://wamc.org/post/after-mandela-douglas-foster <p></p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 47746 at http://wamc.org After Mandela by Douglas Foster