The goals for Black people and the methods to be used to achieve these goals. Competition between leaders for media attention, public recognition.
NAACP/NUL worked with legal system/courts and their willingness to work with white people.
CORE/SNCC advocated self defence. SCLC, criticised by the moderates for being too radical, while radicals criticised them for being moderate.
Sources of Tension
The use of Violence
Amount of cooperation with white people
How far De Jure change with ensure De Facto change
Extent of integration
Non-violent vs. Peaceful
SNCC/CORE used non violent because King proved it worked. Non violent gained media attention, violence created a division between Government.
Damaged Kings reputation not the spokesperson for every black man in America. SNCC and CORE no longer prepared to work with NAACP/SCLC/NUL no national campaigns
The unity of the 1960’s a facade of personal rivalries/political disagreements. Breakdown of the civil rights movement due to the radicalisation of the CORE/SNCC, the growing influence of Malcolm X, government can easily deal with non violent protests.