If Nelson Mandela were only a terrorist
It would be easier. The fact he was also a freedom fighter makes things complicated.
In early 1990 I was in eighth grade at the Abraham Joshua Heschel School in New York. Led by my father, a veteran of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the school was a bastion of social justice activism. We protested for the release of Soviet Jews, we shipped boxes to Mozambique during the famine, and every year we came together as a community to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.