“Inland Empire reacts to Nelson Mandela’s death”

“His story is inspirational on multiple levels,” said Renford Reese, a professor of political science at Cal Poly Pomona. “I think his greatest achievement is his commitment to reconciliation. He spent 27 years in prison, and when he came out he came out a better man, not a bitter man.”

The full article was published in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on Dec. 6, 2013.