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What the US can learn from apartheid-era book bans in South Africa

By Helen Kapstein, John Jay College of Criminal Justice “Beloved.” “The Hate U Give.” “Maus.” “Burger’s Daughter.” Each of these books has been banned at some...

Burying The Past And Building The Future In Post-Apartheid South Africa

With the recent deaths in 2021 of South African Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu on Dec. 26 and Frederik Willem (F.W.) de Klerk on Nov....

Young South Africans learn of Tutu’s activism for equality

By Mogomotsi Magome and Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press Archbishop Desmond Tutu's legacy is reverberating among young South Africans, many of whom were not born when...

Tutu: a man of empathy, moral ardor, and some silly jokes

By Christopher Torchia, Associated Press One Christmas Day in the 1980s, Desmond Tutu led a packed church service in Soweto, the Black Johannesburg township and...

Desmond Tutu, South African Equality Activist, Dies at 90

Desmond Tutu, South Africa's Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist for racial justice and LGBT rights and retired Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, has died, South...