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Photo Essay: Mandela, Gandhi, Luthuli

ShareThroughout turbulent times in global history, there have been many brave men and women who have shown leadership and strength, fighting to promote peace. In South Africa, we are indeed fortunate to have four such heroes hail from our land. Albert Luthuli, Nelson Mandela, FW de Klerk and Desmond Tutu are Nobel Peace Prize winners that deserve to be celebrated, daily. Do we know enough about them? We can never know enough about them. But, rather than the traditional reading of historical material, is there no other, more interactive way, of exploring their lives which stand as messages to the world? There is. Museums are spaces that bring history alive. Like history in motion, they tell moving stories in ways that touch us and stay with us forever. I recently visited a unique exhibition at the 1860 Heritage Centre in …

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