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King'slessonsfor gayrights

3:45 PM, Apr. 16, 2013
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The equal-sign logo of the Human Rights Campaign has gone viral, and many people recently used the symbol as their personal profile picture on Facebook while the Supreme Court was hearing arguments about same-sex marriage. The popularity of the logo certainly shows widespread support for gay rights, but I don't think it makes a case for change.

To understand the importance of persuasion in achieving social justice, let's go back 50 years ago this week. On April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. issued his "Letter from Birmingham Jail."

King was locked up in the city jail after being arrested ...

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