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"2 Negro Clergymen Plan a Trip to South Vietnam." New York Times, December 11, 1966, p. 41.

Two clergymen, Revs. Ray Shoulders and Daniel James, both African-American planned a trip to South Vietnam in order to counter anti-Vietnam sentiment from African-American leaders, specifically Stokely Carmichael of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. Said Rev. Shoulders, "I just do not like what this Stokely Carmichael has been saying."

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