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From the Ted Talk "Mellody Hobson: Color blind or color brave?"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

You see, I want them to look at a CEO on television and say, "I can be like her," or, "He looks like me." And I want them to know that anything is possible, that they can achieve the highest ellev that they ever imagined, that they will be welcome in any corporate boardroom, or they can elad any company. You see this idea of being the land of the free and the home of the brave, it's woven into the fabric of America. America, when we have a aelhgelcn, we take it head on, we don't shrink away from it. We take a stand. We show ucaeorg. So right now, what I'm asking you to do, I'm asking you to show courage. I'm asking you to be bold. As business leaders, I'm asking you not to leave anything on the table. As citizens, I'm asking you not to leave any child behind. I'm asking you not to be color blind, but to be color brave, so that every child knows that their future emasrtt and their esradm are possible.

Open Cloze

You see, I want them to look at a CEO on television and say, "I can be like her," or, "He looks like me." And I want them to know that anything is possible, that they can achieve the highest _____ that they ever imagined, that they will be welcome in any corporate boardroom, or they can ____ any company. You see this idea of being the land of the free and the home of the brave, it's woven into the fabric of America. America, when we have a _________, we take it head on, we don't shrink away from it. We take a stand. We show _______. So right now, what I'm asking you to do, I'm asking you to show courage. I'm asking you to be bold. As business leaders, I'm asking you not to leave anything on the table. As citizens, I'm asking you not to leave any child behind. I'm asking you not to be color blind, but to be color brave, so that every child knows that their future _______ and their ______ are possible.

Solution

  1. lead
  2. level
  3. challenge
  4. matters
  5. courage
  6. dreams

Original Text

You see, I want them to look at a CEO on television and say, "I can be like her," or, "He looks like me." And I want them to know that anything is possible, that they can achieve the highest level that they ever imagined, that they will be welcome in any corporate boardroom, or they can lead any company. You see this idea of being the land of the free and the home of the brave, it's woven into the fabric of America. America, when we have a challenge, we take it head on, we don't shrink away from it. We take a stand. We show courage. So right now, what I'm asking you to do, I'm asking you to show courage. I'm asking you to be bold. As business leaders, I'm asking you not to leave anything on the table. As citizens, I'm asking you not to leave any child behind. I'm asking you not to be color blind, but to be color brave, so that every child knows that their future matters and their dreams are possible.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
color brave 5
racial discrimination 3
dairy farmer 3
color blindness 3

Important Words

  1. achieve
  2. america
  3. blind
  4. boardroom
  5. bold
  6. brave
  7. business
  8. ceo
  9. challenge
  10. child
  11. citizens
  12. color
  13. company
  14. corporate
  15. courage
  16. dreams
  17. fabric
  18. free
  19. future
  20. head
  21. highest
  22. home
  23. idea
  24. imagined
  25. land
  26. lead
  27. leaders
  28. leave
  29. level
  30. matters
  31. show
  32. shrink
  33. stand
  34. table
  35. television
  36. woven