Nelson Mandela's Iconic Release Speech
Twenty-five years ago today, it was a milestone mark in race relations.
Anti-apartheid crusader, Nelson Mandela was freed by the government in South Africa after nearly 26-years in prison.
He would go on to be elected South Africa’s first black president 4-years later.
This day in 1990, Mandela was released from Victor Verster Prison in the Western Cape and made his way to City Hall in Cape Town to deliver his iconic speech from the balcony of the building: