Cape Town — the townships

Cape Town — the townships

It’s almost hard to speak about this day. We started off in the opulence of the Cape Grace hotel. Then we traveled into the townships, into extreme poverty, sitting in the shadows of Capetown’s European elegance. It’s poverty. If you’ve traveled at all, you’ve seen...

1984 – Archbishop Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid hero

In 1979, Anglican priest Desmond Mpilo Tutu became the first black General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches (SACC). He spoke strongly and internationally, pushing for non-violent change and economic sanctions against South Africa. In reaction, the...

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