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From the Ted Talk by Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi: An interview with the founders of Black Lives Matter

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We also see disasters like Hurricane Matthew, which recently wakered havoc in many different nations, but caused the most damage to Haiti. Haiti is the psoroet cnrtouy in this hemisphere, and its inhabitants are balck people. And what we're seeing in Haiti is that they were actually facing a number of challenges that even pedcered this hurricane. They were reeling from the earthquake, they were reeling from cholera that was brought in by UN peacekeepers and still hasn't been eradicated. This is unconscionable. And this would not happen if this nation didn't have a population that was black, and we have to be real about that.

Open Cloze

We also see disasters like Hurricane Matthew, which recently _______ havoc in many different nations, but caused the most damage to Haiti. Haiti is the _______ _______ in this hemisphere, and its inhabitants are _____ people. And what we're seeing in Haiti is that they were actually facing a number of challenges that even ________ this hurricane. They were reeling from the earthquake, they were reeling from cholera that was brought in by UN peacekeepers and still hasn't been eradicated. This is unconscionable. And this would not happen if this nation didn't have a population that was black, and we have to be real about that.

Solution

  1. black
  2. wreaked
  3. preceded
  4. country
  5. poorest

Original Text

We also see disasters like Hurricane Matthew, which recently wreaked havoc in many different nations, but caused the most damage to Haiti. Haiti is the poorest country in this hemisphere, and its inhabitants are black people. And what we're seeing in Haiti is that they were actually facing a number of challenges that even preceded this hurricane. They were reeling from the earthquake, they were reeling from cholera that was brought in by UN peacekeepers and still hasn't been eradicated. This is unconscionable. And this would not happen if this nation didn't have a population that was black, and we have to be real about that.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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black lives matter 5

Important Words

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