In the beginning of ‘Amazing Grace,’ the leaders of the abolitionist movement are depicted as young, naive, and hopelessly out-matched. By the end of the film, they have build a successful movement that laid the groundwork for righting a social injustice like no other: slavery.
How did they do it? What were the secrets of their success? In your opinion, what can Van Jones and other contemporary leaders learn from the 19th century abolitionists?
Your essay should be between 500 – 600 words.