Nelson Mandela was the first black president of South Africa. He read MLK and Gandhis books. People of Mandela tried to help him, but he put them in jail.
MLK and Gandhi both wanted to free people, but MLK wanted to free the blacks and Gandhi wanted to free the Indians from Britain rule. They also wanted non-violence protest, like martches in the streets. Both of there messages were real powerful people started listening and satred non-violence protes, but they both also wanted the jails filled all the eway up.
Gahndi was a Hindu from India, and was the leader against Britain rule. He believed that violent protest could lead in the country turning and fighting against them. The non-volience protest that he wanted to fill up the jails so they would be forced to leave the country. It ended when Gandhi got put in jail, but then told them to let him or else.