“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rest in Peace. With hearts heavy around the world right now with the passing of Nelson Mandela. He led a tireless, valiant and successful struggle that brought freedom to millions.
His efforts were watched and supported by millions in the United States, whose same struggle has been so well recounted in the PBS series The African Americans.
As you honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela please make time to watch this amazing series by yourself or with family and friends. Watch one minute of one episode and you won’t be able to stop, it is so captivating.
A brief history of Nelson Mandela
A segment from The African Americans
“A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.”
– Frederick Douglass
HCL congratulates the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama on the occasion of the Inauguration of his second term of office and we celebrate the proud and rich diversity of our nation.