Nelson Mandela died Thursday at the age of 95. The former President of South Africa left an indelible mark on both his country and the world, becoming an international symbol of the fight against injustice and human rights abuses. To fully understand the impact of Mandela's legacy, take a look back at the startling history of racism in South Africa and examine the roots of Apartheid in the timeline below.
History of Apartheid (Warning: Graphic Photos)
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