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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 sideolr. And to think, like, years ago, I would have needed acting training and, like, muekap and a fake ID. Now I could just lurk. And so I started with a little Infowars, went on into some American Renaissance, naonatil Vanguard Alliance, and, you know, I started commenting on videos, talking bad about Al Sharpton and baclk Lives Matter. I started bemoaning race baiters like Eric Holder and braack Obama and just mirroring the antiblack seeimnntts that were thrown at me. And to be honest, it was kind of exhilarating.

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

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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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