The Freedom Letter

The Freedom Letter

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by Rick Reinhard
Washington, DC, United States
January 8, 1986
Type: Photograph
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
After Rev. Jerry Falwell called Bishop Desmond Tutu a "phony", TransAfrica collected more than one million signatures on a Freedom Letter opposing apartheid and supporting Tutu. It was presented to Tutu at a demonstration outside the South Africa Embassy in Washington, DC on January 8, 1986.
Used by permission of Rick Reinhard.
Collection: Private collection of Rick Reinhard