Desmond Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired archbishop who is known for his work against apartheid. Although he began his career as a high school teacher, Tutu began studying to become a priest after three years of teaching. Tutu later used his acquired celebrity from his apartheid activism to head campaigns against homophobia, AIDS, tuberculosis, and other social issues. Tutu won a Nobel Prize in 1984, a Schweitzer Prize in 1986, and other humanitarian awards in recognition of his work. Shop Walmart's collection of inspiring social justice books and other important humanitarian writings to learn more about this great activist.