September 7, 1986 Desmond Tutu becomes the first black to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa.
Desmond was born in Klerksdorp October 7th in 1931 is a South African Anglican archbishop and activist. It was the first black Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town and Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.
Has always helped and defended the oppressed, has defended human rights, has struggled to defeat AIDS, tuberculosis, poverty, sexism, homophobia, racism, transphobia, the imprisonment of Chelsea Manning.
He has received several awards for his humanitarian aid, Albert Schweitzer in 1986, the Pacem in Terris in 1987, the Gandhi Peace Prize in 2007 for the Sydney Peace in 1999, the Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009
A great example of life and love, we follow in the footsteps of this leader, and defend our rights and defend those who are weaker than us.