Local Civil Rights Leaders React to Bishop Desmond Tutu’s Death in South Africa

(Annapolis, MD) –WNAV–Local civil rights leaders are reacting to the death of Bishop Desmond Tutu. Tutu is one of the voices of South Africa who is credited with breaking the racist practice of European-Africans separating themselves from Black-Africans in South Africa—a system called Apartheid. Carl Snowden, who is the convener of the Caucus of African American leaders expressed his condolences to those who called Tutu family and considered him a friends.

When Snowden was a city Alderman in Annapolis he successfully introduced legislation requiring the City of Annapolis to divest funds from companies, banks, and businesses doing business with the then racist Republic of South Africa.

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