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TDIH: Nelson Mandela Is Released From Prison

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As TheStreet continues its month-long Black History video series, we remember Nelson Mandela who is freed on This Day In History. He led the resistance against the oppressive white minority regime in a racially divided South Africa. He spent 27 years behind bars and was freed on February 11, 1990.

Mandela later served as South Africa's President from 1994 to 1999.

TheStreet's Special Video Report: Black History, Wall Street & Beyond:

TheStreet is celebrating historical milestones in Black History from Wall Street to Main Street America. Watch more historical moments below:

TheStreet is also taking this month to amplify voices from the African-American community that sometimes fall through the cracks.

TheStreet's Tony Owusu speaks with CEOs running minority-owned private equity firms to better understand How to Break Diversity Barriers on Wall Street. Plus, TheStreet's Anuz Thapa has a series of interviews focusing on the next generation of leaders on and off Wall Street. Watch the videos below:

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