Nelson Mandela Gets Statue at United Nations to Mark His 100th Birthday
A statue of Nelson Mandela has been unveiled at the United Nations. The structure was donated by the country of South Africa, and commemorates the civil rights icon’s 100th birthday. In his life, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Mandela became a symbol of the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters “Everybody in the United Nations will be constantly inspired” by the statue.