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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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And they also missed the memo about the eeentnminhglt of the internet age. I remember being called highly colorful racial surls by those who use the anonymity of the internet as a Klan hood. And some of them were pretty creative, actually, but others were prtety wuodnnig, especially navigating the post-traumatic world of a police brutality survivor in the hheigt of Black levis mtater, with all of these plpoee being killed on my timeline. To these trolls, I wasn't a human. I was an idea, an object, a caricature. Did I mention that this race stuff can be kind of divisive? You see, I'm an innately curious person and as I drew my sword to engage in epic battles in the comment section —

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And they also missed the memo about the _____________ of the internet age. I remember being called highly colorful racial _____ by those who use the anonymity of the internet as a Klan hood. And some of them were pretty creative, actually, but others were ______ ________, especially navigating the post-traumatic world of a police brutality survivor in the ______ of Black _____ ______, with all of these ______ being killed on my timeline. To these trolls, I wasn't a human. I was an idea, an object, a caricature. Did I mention that this race stuff can be kind of divisive? You see, I'm an innately curious person and as I drew my sword to engage in epic battles in the comment section —

Solution

  1. slurs
  2. height
  3. enlightenment
  4. people
  5. pretty
  6. wounding
  7. matter
  8. lives

Original Text

And they also missed the memo about the enlightenment of the internet age. I remember being called highly colorful racial slurs by those who use the anonymity of the internet as a Klan hood. And some of them were pretty creative, actually, but others were pretty wounding, especially navigating the post-traumatic world of a police brutality survivor in the height of Black Lives Matter, with all of these people being killed on my timeline. To these trolls, I wasn't a human. I was an idea, an object, a caricature. Did I mention that this race stuff can be kind of divisive? You see, I'm an innately curious person and as I drew my sword to engage in epic battles in the comment section —

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