Desmond Tutu

Situations of Injustice

“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.”

Desmond Tutu


My friend Jim shared this on Twitter last night. In the aftermath of the Presidential Election, as I watched my friends—American citizens, who now fear for the loss of their rights and their personal safety—take to the streets, I couldn’t get it out of my head. This belongs here.

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