Organizations: Confusing the Cause

Should civil rights groups tend merely to their own cause, or should they take stands on broader issues—such as U.S. foreign policy? There is growing disagreement about the answer to that question.

The Rev. Martin Luther King, for one, feels strongly that "the civil rights movement must not be afraid to address itself to the problem of war. For it is marvelous to talk about integration, but we've got to have a world in which to be integrated. It's marvelous to talk about drinking milk at an integrated lunch counter, but what will that milk mean if it has...

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