Calendar of Events

Back to event listings

Department of Africana Studies presents Eddie Daniels

  • Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
  • Time: 12:15 pm
  • Location: Valders Hall of Science—Room 206

Eddie Daniels was imprisoned on Robben Island for 15 years for fighting the apartheid regime in South Africa. In prison, he befriended Nelson Mandela. That great leader of the African National Congress always included Daniels in his political discussions.

“We recall his loyalty and courage; his sense of humour, and justice as well as total commitment to the struggle of the prisoners for the eradication of injustice and for the betterment of their conditions.” —Nelson Mandela

Questions? Contact Martin Klammer, 563-387-2112