Desmond Tutu

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In 1984, Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent work to end apartheid and bring equality for the people in South Africa. In 1986 he became the first black person to be Archbishop in the Anglican Church of South Africa. Archbishop Tutu continues to be a world leader in the struggle for human rights. He believes that all people are God’s children, sisters and brothers, members of the same family.