How the Book, ‘Black Beauty’ Inspired a Movement
“Do you know why this world is as bad as it is?… It is because people think only about their own business, and won’t trouble themselves to stand up for the oppressed, nor bring the wrong-doers to light… My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt.”
― Anna Sewell, Black Beauty
Do you remember reading the book, “Black Beauty” by Anna Sewell when you were a child?
It was the powerful story of a horse’s life told from his own point of view and depicting the joys and sorrows of being owned by both men of kindness and men of cruelty.
Published in 1877 as the only book the author ever wrote, and one of the best selling books of all time, it spoke to the heart about the importance…
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