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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

Unscramble the Blue Letters

AG: So we know that young people are the present and the frtuue, but what inspires me are older people who are becoming transformed in the service of this movement. We all know that as you get older, you get a little more eeerhtcnnd in your ways. It's happening to me, I know that's right. But I'm so inspired when I see people who have a way that they do things, have a way that they think about the world, and they're courageous enough to be open to listening to what the eecnrpxeeis are of so many of us who want to live in world that's just and want to live in a world that's equitable. And I'm also ipnisred by the actions that I'm seeing older poeple taking in service of this movement. I'm inspired by seeing older people step into their own power and leadership and say, "I'm not pianssg a torch, I'm helping you light the fire."

Open Cloze

AG: So we know that young people are the present and the ______, but what inspires me are older people who are becoming transformed in the service of this movement. We all know that as you get older, you get a little more __________ in your ways. It's happening to me, I know that's right. But I'm so inspired when I see people who have a way that they do things, have a way that they think about the world, and they're courageous enough to be open to listening to what the ___________ are of so many of us who want to live in world that's just and want to live in a world that's equitable. And I'm also ________ by the actions that I'm seeing older ______ taking in service of this movement. I'm inspired by seeing older people step into their own power and leadership and say, "I'm not _______ a torch, I'm helping you light the fire."

Solution

  1. entrenched
  2. future
  3. experiences
  4. passing
  5. people
  6. inspired

Original Text

AG: So we know that young people are the present and the future, but what inspires me are older people who are becoming transformed in the service of this movement. We all know that as you get older, you get a little more entrenched in your ways. It's happening to me, I know that's right. But I'm so inspired when I see people who have a way that they do things, have a way that they think about the world, and they're courageous enough to be open to listening to what the experiences are of so many of us who want to live in world that's just and want to live in a world that's equitable. And I'm also inspired by the actions that I'm seeing older people taking in service of this movement. I'm inspired by seeing older people step into their own power and leadership and say, "I'm not passing a torch, I'm helping you light the fire."

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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collocation frequency
black lives matter 5

Important Words

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