Mandela has held numerous positions in the African National Congress (ANC): African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) secretary (1948); ANCYL president (1950); ANC Transvaal president (1952); deputy national president (1952) and ANC president (1991).
A Brief Biography
WINNIE MANDELA (nee Winnie Madikizela-Mandela) is one of the world’s most prominent women of color. She was widely admired as being a symbol of anti-apartheid. She suffered many transgressions because of her husband’s (Nelson Mandela) political beliefs and persecution. Here the newled is pictured above in 1957. No new bride could ever imagine her happily ever after would last only five weeks before the world would cave in. NELSON MANDELA was imprisoned for 27 years after their marriage.