Desmond Tutu —
born on October 07, 1931,
Desmond Mpilo Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid... (wikipedia)
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said 'Let us pray.' We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Isn't it amazing that we are all made in God's image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?
Europe became rich because it exploited Africa; and the Africans know that.