My choice for Manly Monday is a great man, as well as a Manly Man. It is Nelson Mandela, the leader of the anti apartheid movement in the 60's. He spent 27 years in prison for his actions against the prevailing government policies and continued to lead the movement into the 1990's. Upon his release from prison, he led his party in negotiations that led to a democracy in South Africa by 1994. He was elected President of the New South Africa government and continued to pursue reconciliation and policies that would combat poverty and inequality in South Africa.