In honor of the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela and International Mandela Day on July 18th, the Schomburg Center of the NYPL has a special photo exhibit, Mandela: A Celebration, through July 20th only. This FREE pop-up exhibit celebrates Mandela’s life-long dedication to human rights and social justice in South Africa and worldwide. Photographs, posters, buttons, videos, and unique documents highlighting his journey from political activist to President of South Africa are on display, all from the Schomburg Center’s extensive collection.
Join the global community in paying homage to a man who inspired many to make the world a better place. For more information, please visit Mandela Day.
photo of Nelson Mandela in 1937 courtesy NY Public Library