Discover more about the life of Nelson Mandela and find out how he became a hero to people all over the world. This collection explores how he became famous for his long fight against racial prejudice. It includes video clips, images, games and quizzes to learn more about his legacy.
Listen to this short story from School Radio where a woman remembers, as a girl, being taken by her father in 1963 to Washington to hear Dr Martin Luther King's famous: 'I have a dream' speech. The woman describes how the memory of the speech has stayed with her and served as an inspiration to carry on striving for justice and freedom for everyone.
This Newsround guide offers an introduction to the slave trade including how slaves were treated and how slavery was abolished. It is thought at least 24 million Africans were sold to slave traders around the world.