Dr. Cone states that "Whether the American system is beyond redemption we will have to wait and see. But we can be certain that black patience has run out, and unless white America responds positively to the theory and activity of Black Power, then a bloody, protracted civil war is inevitable."
The true irony? On this day the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial is being dedicated. These teachings are the antithesis of what he preached! He looked to the future in which his kids would be judged "by the content of their character, not the color of their skin".