Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the Sacred Space on Thursday afternoon to commemorate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid icon who died last week at the age of 95.
Northeastern faculty experts weigh in on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
Northeastern law professor Margaret Burnham met Nelson Mandela when he appointed her to an international human rights commission in 1993. She reflected on the legacy of the popular political figure, who died on Thursday at the age of 95.
Kwamina Panford, an associate professor of African American Studies, examines the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid activist who turned 95 on Thursday.