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January 24, 1986 - Image 18

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Ortthea lBarnes belts out the hit single "Iriends
sparks celebration
TU, TUTU, TUTU," the crowd called out loudly, frequently,
upting into rounds of applause and standing ovations as the 1984
eace winner took the stage before 10,000 supporters gathered at Cobo
ist week.
outpouring of support for the Anglician Bishop of Johannesburg,
~rs turned out en masse to see Desmond Tutu -~ a diminutive man
lent his voice to a world campaign on behalf of millions of black
fricans who suffer under his country's racist policies.
;old the audience that the South African government profits off the
~tic submission of its black citizens, urging Americans to encourage
government to press tough economic sanctions against his country.
njected humour into his speech, alternating his tone from serious to
as he payed tribute to the birth of another freedom fighter, Martin
King.
~e have come here to celebrate people power," said Tutu, as Rosa
Parks, the Detroit-born woman who ignited this country's civil rights
ient by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man, looked on.
Idren starve (in South Africa) because of deliberate government
...Our children have said, 'No. We are created by God for
m.'"
Studio of African Dance Philosophy and the Amen Ra drummers, the
Ebeneezer Baptist Church choir, and the Winans Gospel group were
the local groups which lent their songs and music to Tutu's crusade.
ne member of the Winans Gospel group: "This is not an issue of
;, but of spirit."
will wind up his three week, twelve city visit to the United States this
nid with stops in Chicago and Los Angeles.
-Eve Becker
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A soist from the Bethel A .M.E. Choir, one o many singers who entertained
at Cobo.

Harold and Michelle McKinney and family enjoy the sounds of the H mans.

Tutu's speech.

6 Weekehd-January 24, 1986

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