The idea that crushed slavery
By Adam Hochschild Jan. 31, 2005 | The State, South Carolina, USA TF! Editorial Comment: History is replete with instances where an individual or small group was instrumental in large-scale social change. These are stories of courage and conviction that offer hope to all who aspire for a better world. In the article below, one of many defining moments is described wherein a small group dared the impossible to stand up for truth, justice and universal human rights in their avowed effort to end slavery.