Warcheerah Kilima, Nelson Mandela Tribute Mural (detail), 2014. Mixed media, 72 ½ x 230 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Robeson Campus Center.
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who was the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. This tribute mural celebrates his achievements on the world stage, and his lifelong commitment to equality for all.