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"Dear Mr. Mandela, Dear Mrs. Parks” exhibit highlights shared history of struggle in U.S. and S.A.

Johannesburg Consul General Earl Miller and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad at the

Johannesburg Consul General Earl Miller and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad at the "Dear Mr. Mandela, Dear Mrs. Parks” exhibit

Johannesburg Consul General Earl Miller attended the launch of the "Dear Mr. Mandela, Dear Mrs. Parks” exhibit at Constitution Hill yesterday. He joined former Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Aziz Pahad in highlighting the shared histories of our nations and paying tribute to these heroes who fought for free, just and equal societies.

The exhibition was developed through the Department of State Museums and Community Collaborations Abroad (MCCA) grant between the Nelson Mandela Museum and Michigan State University and has had several runs in the Eastern Cape since 2008. The exhibition’s run at the Constitution Court was made possible by a partnership between the Nelson Mandela Museum, the Constitutional Hill and the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg. Check it out…it is open and free to the public through the end of July.