Desmond Tutu

Bishop and Diplomat

Desmond Tutu is one of the world’s most important social justice advocates. From South Africa, he is a now retired Anglican bishop who is best known for his work against apartheid. Tutu was the first ever black Archbishop of Cape Town and bishop of the Anglican Church of South Africa. Since the end of apartheid, he has remained an active spokesperson for social justice and human rights around the world, speaking out about HIV/AIDS, poverty, racism, sexism, climate change, transphobia, and homophobia.

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