Tuesday, June 07, 2011

That arc that bends toward justice

This is how it's done:

But try as they might, they could not break her spirit, they could not make her bitter, they could not defeat her love.

-- Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, on Albertina Sisulu, who was widely considered to be the mother of South Africa's liberation struggle; she died on Sunday at age 92

I so very glad she lived to see "the new South Africa" come into being.

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