Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued the following statement on the passing of Nelson Mandela:
"The world has lost a great leader with the passing of Nelson Mandela. He commanded an unwavering fight to end apartheid in South Africa, and his resolve inspired generations of leaders around the world to fight against inequality.
"He is a hero who led with grace and compassion. His spirit will live on in the hearts and minds of those who continue the fight for justice."