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Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a former cleric who gained fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in his native country of South Africa.
Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a former cleric who gained fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid in his native country of South Africa. « Show less

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  • World Cup: Kings, princes and tennis stars on the guest list

     
    More than a dozen heads of state, four princes, a king, a queen, two princesses and two Nobel Peace Prize laureates are among the guests expected to attend Sunday's World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands. Nelson Mandela's name......
  • WEST BANK: Israeli military court sentences Palestinian nonviolence activist to prison

     
    An Israeli military court Monday sentenced Palestinian nonviolence activist Abdullah Abu Rahmeh to one year in prison and a $1,400 fine after it found him guilty of “incitement” and “organizing illegal demonstrations.” Abu Rahmeh’s arrest had...
  • Monster Mash: Fisk University rejects latest plan on art collection; seller of fake art sentenced to jail

     
    Rejected: Fisk University has said no to the latest proposal to keep its Stieglitz art collection on display at the school. (Associated Press) Jail time: A TV show auctioneer has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role......
  • Monster Mash: 'The Lion King' sets closing date in Las Vegas; fake Andrew Wyeth painting seized

     
    Circle of life: The Las Vegas production of "The Lion King" is set to close on Dec. 30, 2011, after being extended by 14 months. (Playbill) Fake: A watercolor believed to be by Andrew Wyeth was found to be a......
  • Tom Shadyac: Life begins after you give away your Hollywood toys

     
    Correction: In writing about a scene from Tom Shadyac's new film, "I Am," I inaccurately transcribed a line of dialog. When Shadyac talks about his agent, he actually says: "My agent. A source of stress in show business!" My apologies.......
  • 'First lady' of civil rights

    Coretta Scott King, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who marched alongside her husband, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., in the fight for equality and carried his torch for nearly four decades after his death, died early yesterday in Mexico. She was...
  • From the archives: Tutu Arrested as Turmoil Spreads

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Tens of thousands of black activists are waging a concerted protest against South Africa's white authorities in a campaign that has shaken assumptions about gradual reform and Friday brought the brief arrest of this country's...
  • From the archives: South Africa Blacks, Students Protest on Eve of Vote

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Police using whips and dogs broke up a protest march Tuesday in the sleepy white college town of Stellenbosch, and hundreds of thousands of voteless blacks nationwide began a two-day strike on the eve of elections that will...
  • From the archives: South Africa to Free 8 Black Leaders

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- President Frederik W. de Klerk, taking the first concrete steps toward his promise of bringing peace to this racially divided nation, announced Tuesday night that he will release unconditionally black nationalist leader...