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"From the Ted Talk by Theo E.J. Wilson: A black man goes undercover in the alt-right"

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a sci-fi hero who was once a Confederate soldier. And to think, like, years ago, I would have needed aictng training and, like, makeup and a fake ID. Now I could just lurk. And so I strtaed with a little Infowars, went on into some aimrecan rcesaansnie, National Vanguard Alliance, and, you know, I started commenting on videos, talking bad about Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter. I started bemoaning race baiters like Eric hedolr and Barack Obama and just mirroring the antiblack sentiments that were trhwon at me. And to be honest, it was kind of exhilarating.

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a sci-fi hero who was once a Confederate soldier. And to think, like, years ago, I would have needed ______ training and, like, makeup and a fake ID. Now I could just lurk. And so I _______ with a little Infowars, went on into some ________ ___________, National Vanguard Alliance, and, you know, I started commenting on videos, talking bad about Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter. I started bemoaning race baiters like Eric ______ and Barack Obama and just mirroring the antiblack sentiments that were ______ at me. And to be honest, it was kind of exhilarating.

Solution

  1. acting
  2. holder
  3. thrown
  4. american
  5. renaissance
  6. started

Original Text

a sci-fi hero who was once a Confederate soldier. And to think, like, years ago, I would have needed acting training and, like, makeup and a fake ID. Now I could just lurk. And so I started with a little Infowars, went on into some American Renaissance, National Vanguard Alliance, and, you know, I started commenting on videos, talking bad about Al Sharpton and Black Lives Matter. I started bemoaning race baiters like Eric Holder and Barack Obama and just mirroring the antiblack sentiments that were thrown at me. And to be honest, it was kind of exhilarating.

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Important Words

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  3. alliance
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  5. antiblack
  6. bad
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  14. exhilarating
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  35. started
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