Mandela joined the African Council. He fought for civil right like Martin Luther King JR. and Mahatma Gandhi. He was the first black president. He never thought jail was a bad thing. He was once in jail for 27 years.
Martin Luther King Jr. fought for black rights. He gave many influential speeches. Martin is most famous for his "I have a dream" speech. He was tired of segregation. He believed everyone is equal no-matter what color your skin is. He was influenced by Gandhi. Both Gandhi and MLK fought for civil rights, non-violently.
Gandhi was a very influential man. He believe in nonviolence. He lead many non-violent protests. He helped many Africans gain freedom. After every protest he was send to jail. He inspires many to this day. He even inspired Martin Luther King Jr.