CrazyFruits

everything under the sun

December 2017
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      

Calendar Calendar

Social bookmarking
Social bookmarking digg  Social bookmarking delicious  Social bookmarking reddit  Social bookmarking stumbleupon  Social bookmarking slashdot  Social bookmarking yahoo  Social bookmarking google  Social bookmarking blogmarks  Social bookmarking live      

Bookmark and share the address of FAIR & CLEAR SKIN! on your social bookmarking website

Bookmark and share the address of CrazyFruits on your social bookmarking website

Latest topics
» Poems Spring To Life
Thu 9 Nov 2017 - 5:11 by After8mint

» Jamaica Norman Manley Law School wins moot court competition
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:23 by azealiabanks

» Very BLACK SNAKE DREAM!!
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:23 by azealiabanks

» jUST CALL TO SAY HELL OO
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:22 by azealiabanks

» US formally tells UN it wants out of Paris climate accord
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:12 by IggyAzealia

» Iggy azalea here pls say hi
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 15:11 by IggyAzealia

» United Airlines Forces Toddler To Sit On Mom’s Lap For Flight
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:37 by SHENSEEA

» John Brown Russwurm (1799–1851) an American abolitionist journalists from Jamaica
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:33 by SHENSEEA

» Recover Thin Hair With Jamaican Black Castor Oil
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:29 by SHENSEEA

» I really like this book forum
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:27 by SHENSEEA

» Doctors brace for rise in ER visits ahead of solar eclipse
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:24 by SHENSEEA

» is this the most popular beer?
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:21 by SHENSEEA

» Gillian Freeman is a British writer in literature and fiction novels
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 14:00 by SHENSEEA

» Haitian paintings art pics
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:50 by SHENSEEA

» VERY revealing Japanese Coplay costumes at the Sydney Manga and Anime Show
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:48 by SHENSEEA

» Japanese painting art pics
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:45 by SHENSEEA

» Iconic movie 'Selma' Stirs Emotions
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:44 by SHENSEEA

» Lisa Appignanesi, Jessica Ayre is a Canadian British Writer of novels and films
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:43 by SHENSEEA

» The Sun's corona, a fiery halo, is still a mystery to scientists
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:39 by SHENSEEA

» Miss T’s MEXICAN Twist
Fri 1 Sep 2017 - 13:38 by SHENSEEA

US formally tells UN it wants out of Paris climate accord

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration on Friday …

Comments: 1

Usain Bolt beaten by two Americans in final 100-meter race

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:50 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 3

Usain lost his bolt during final hurray nearing his retirement plan

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:45 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 2

Usain Bolt retirement has stalled by two american one was his arch rival gatlin

Sun 6 Aug 2017 - 3:51 by After8mint

Usain Bolt's farewell party was spoiled by a pair …

Comments: 1

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo dies, Chinese government says

Thu 3 Aug 2017 - 0:02 by BigBossAdmin

BEIJING -- Jailed activist and Nobel Peace …

Comments: 1

9-year-old applies for alien-fighting job, NASA responds

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:47 by JustinBieber2



A 9-year-old boy answered a call from NASA to …

Comments: 1

Acute migraine drug succeeds in late-stage study

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:51 by JustinBieber2

Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday said its acute …

Comments: 1

Chicago to sue DOJ over sanctuary cities policy

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:55 by JustinBieber2

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city plans to …

Comments: 1

Mom dies after giving birth to twins following dad's gunshot death

Sat 5 Aug 2017 - 10:52 by JustinBieber2

Three young siblings are being cared for by …

Comments: 1

Top posting users this week


You are not connected. Please login or register

CrazyFruits » celebrities & their lifestyles » Mr Nelson Mandela — a true monument to human greatness

Mr Nelson Mandela — a true monument to human greatness

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

BOBmarleyADMIN

avatar
Admin
Admin
We join the world in mourning the passing of Mr Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest human beings ever to have graced the face of this earth.
The flood of tributes from world leaders to the former political prisoner turned president, who left us yesterday, speaks to the respect and admiration that he earned by his resolve to stand up against injustice and racial prejudice.

An image of Nelson Mandela displayed at the Nelson Mandela Legacy Foundation at the Civic Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. 




An image of Nelson Mandela displayed at the Nelson Mandela Legacy Foundation at the Civic Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. 


#slideshowtoggler, #slideshowtoggler a, #slideshowtoggler img {filter:none !important;zoom:normal !important}
1/1
Throughout his 95 years, President Mandela repeatedly gave us reason to reflect on our purpose here, as he made his contribution to the development of his beloved South Africa and the state of the world in general.
All peoples everywhere who struggle to achieve the noble ideal of freedom and dignity cannot forget Mr Mandela's statement made during his unjustified trial for treason in April 1964 when the ignoble Apartheid Government sought to put him to death:
"I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination," Mr Mandela said. "I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But, if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."
That statement, we believe, more than any other defined Mr Mandela as a strong advocate of freedom, human rights, equality, and justice. This will forever remain a profound signpost and rallying cry for future men and women against tyranny and oppression.
If anyone doubted his resolve at that time, they would have been divested of that scepticism when, during his 27 years in prison, he repeatedly turned down conditional offers of freedom.
We recall that the world rejoiced upon his release in February 1990. For in Mr Mandela we saw an iconic figure who represented the resolve of enslaved people to win their freedom.
Jamaica, of course, was blessed to have hosted Mr Mandela and his then wife, Winnie, in 1991, just over a year after his release from prison. Indeed, we regard it as a great honour and a tribute to Jamaica's principled stand as one of the first countries to sever trade and sporting ties with the racist South African regime -- a position that was maintained by successive governments.
There are, we know, people who are disappointed that Mr Mandela, during his presidency, did not exact vengeance on white South Africans for the decades of wrong that they committed against the majority black population of that country.
But, had he done that, Mr Mandela would have trampled on the very principles he held dear and which framed his belief in humanity.
It was that quality that no doubt influenced the Nobel Committee to award him, along with then South African President F W de Klerk, the Peace Prize in 1993.
Upon receiving the prize, Mr Mandela, who by then had attained almost mythical status, impressed the world with his humility when he said: "The award was a tribute to all South Africans, and especially to those who fought in the struggle; I would accept it on their behalf."
As we grieve his passing, we also celebrate his life and thank God for giving us this great human being and monument to human greatness.
May his soul rest in peace.

AnimalsAreCute


yes he was, in the sky of love

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum