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Desmond Tutu

In 1978 Desmond Tutu was appointed general secretary of the South African Council of Churches and became an influential spokesperson for the rights of black South Africans. During the 1980s he played an essential role in demonstrating the iniquities of apartheid to national and international audiences, and in 1984 he won the Nobel Prize for Peace for his accomplishments.

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What did desmond tutu do to fight apartheid?

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What did Desmond Tutu do to fight racism?

Desmond Tutu (aged 81) is a South African Church minister who raise to world wide fame during the 80s as an opponent of the apartheid government in S. Afrcia. He was an Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town. In South Africa at the time, the majority of the black population were not allowed to vote. They were housed in impoverished townships. Black people couldn't even use white facilities. Police beat the black people and black opposition were sometimes killed. In 1976 black school kids...
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What has desmond tutu done in his life?

He has been the Anglican Archbishop of South Africa for over 2 decades. He helped bring an end to apartheid, by bringing both sides together. He has also led the fight against AIDS and other progressive issues. He is a progressive voice within the Anglican Church in Africa at a time when most of the Anglican churches in Africa are head by extreme right-wing bishops. Because of his exemplary leadership in South Africa, the Anglicans there are the only church in...
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How is Archbishop Desmond Tutu influenced by Christianity?

tutu was influenced by Christians and whites that supported blacks.
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Is Desmond Tutu alive and well?

Desmond tutu is still alive and well. he is a helper at a cathedral.
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Was Desmond Tutu a political leader?

No, he is the Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Cape Town. A very fair and extremely witty person. loved and admired by all, black and white ...
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Is Desmond Tutu a Catholic?

No. He is an Anglican, which is a protestant church. He is a retired bishop now. No. He is an Anglican, which is a protestant church. He is a retired bishop now. No. He is an Anglican, which is a protestant church. He is a retired bishop now. No. He is an Anglican, which is a protestant church. He is a retired bishop now. No. He is an Anglican, which is a protestant church. He is a retired bishop now. No. He is an Anglican,...
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What teaching did Desmond Tutu follow?

He is Anglican.
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Why did Desmond Tutu do what he did?

Desmond Tutu is an Anglican minister. He believes in the Bible. Christ practiced nonviolence. ...
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When was Desmond Tutu was born?

7 October 1931
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What did justice mean to desmond tutu?

Desmond tutu believed that people would look after the black as well as the white, No fighting, having faith!, To not hold punishment and always believe in your self. ...
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Does Desmond Tutu have any siblings?

Desmond Tutu has Two Siblings, he was the second born of three.
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How did Desmond Tutu help other people?

Desmond Mpilo Tutu was born October 7, 1931 in Klerksdorph, Transvaal. At the age of 12, Tutu moved with his family to Johannesburg. Even though Desmond Tutu wanted to be a physician, his family couldn't afford the training, so, instead, he followed his father's footsteps into teaching. Tutu began his studies at Pretoria Bantu Normal College from 1951-1953, and at this time he also received his diploma. He later went on to the University of South Africa and received his Bachelor of...
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Did Desmond Tutu die?

As of December 1, 2010, he is still alive.
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How did Desmond Tutu win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Desmond Tutu received the 1984 Nobel peace prize for his nonviolent work against apartheid, the South African government's policy of racial separateness. ...
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Why was bishop desmond tutu important?

Desmond Tutu worked for civil rights but the most important work that Desmond Tutu did was that he was against apartheid. Apartheid is a segregation in South Africa against African Americans and Americans. ...
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What Language does Desmond Tutu speak?

His primary language is Afrikanner (South Africa); his second language is English. ...
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Why is Desmond Tutu famous?

Desmond Tutu won a peace prize for his advocating nonviolence against the policy of apartheid. His fearless. no-nonsence observations on life and politics, and for his masterly conduct of the post-apartheid "truth and reconciliation" hearings in South Africa. ...
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Desmond tutu What awards did he won?

Desmond Tutu won the Nobel Peace prize in 1984, and the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2005. ...
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What did desmond tutu do?

he fought against discrimination!
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How old is Desmond Tutu?

South African Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu was born October 7, 1931.
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Where did Desmond Tutu go to school?

Desmond Tutu studied theology at King's College London.
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What was desmond tutus real name?

Desmond Tutu's real name IS Desomd Tutu... His Middle name is Mpilo though... ...
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What religion is Desmond Tutu?

Desmond Tutu is a Christian.
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When was Desmond Tutu born?

Desmond Tutu was born on October 7, 1931.