Jerseyeans reflect on Archbishop Desmond Tutu | Opinion

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By Ande Richards Before pop stars on MTV, dysfunctional families on reality TV, and influencers on TikTok, there was a man whose commitment to ending apartheid with truth and reconciliation catapulted him into the stratosphere and our hearts — his name wasDesmond Mpilo Tutu. I was a teenager when the battle to end apartheid raged in South Africa. I knew about the anti-apartheid struggle, and my heart was in solidarity with the people of South Africa, but I was a kid and not politically engaged. My activism revealed itself on the dance floor — singing and dancing toFree Nelson Mandela by The Sp…

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