BLACK RADICALIZATION AND THE FUNDING OF CIVIL RIGHTS: 1957-1970"*

@article{Haines1984BLACKRA,
  title={BLACK RADICALIZATION AND THE FUNDING OF CIVIL RIGHTS: 1957-1970"*},
  author={Herbert H. Haines},
  journal={Social Problems},
  year={1984},
  volume={32},
  pages={31-43}
}
  • H. Haines
  • Published 1 October 1984
  • Business
  • Social Problems
A neglected topic in social movement theory is the effect of factionalism within movements, particularly the role of “radical” activists in shaping responses to “moderates.” This paper investigates the effect of black radicalization during the 1960s on the ability of moderate civil rights organizations to attract financial contributions from outside supporters. Trends in donations to seven major black organizations are analyzed. It is concluded that the activities of relatively radical black… 

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