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Dr. Clark, at the close of the last interview, you were discussing the American
Psychological Association. Also mention was made of “the group” that
you said was still in existence. Maybe, to maintain continuity, you'd like to elaborate
upon what the Group was, and what you wrote in your book DARK GHETTO, and how it emerged
up to the present time. Your book is over ten years old.
Yet you have to remind me that my book is over ten years old, and I have another one that
I've been working on for the last six or seven years, and I don't see it coming out for
another year or two. So I'm very anxious about the book and writing. But I'll get back to
the point you raised about The Group.
The Group started at the suggestion of a man who -- another one of those not well known
but very important to the general progress and political and social development of blacks
in the New York are-- his name was Thomas Benjamin Dyett. He's a man whom I've known for
many, many years. He's dead now. He died about two years ago. He was of the type of J.
Raymond Jones, only
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