Three years after "I Have a Dream" and the March on Washington, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King spoke with Mike Wallace of CBS News about change within the Civil Rights movement.
I contend that the cry of "black power" is, at bottom, a reaction to the reluctance of white power to make the kind of changes necessary to make justice a reality for the Negro. I think that we've got to see that a riot is the language of the unheard.
FULL VIDEO at CBS News:
September 27, 1966: MLK—A riot is the language of the unheard
"In the final analysis, a riot is the language of the unheard. And what is it that America has failed to hear?" pic.twitter.com/Als3jhxaGH
— The King Center (@TheKingCenter) May 28, 2020