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"From the Ted Talk by Titus Kaphar: Can art amend history?"

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It stopped me in my tracks. It stopped me in my tracks. There was so much hroisty that we would have to go through to try to explain that, and that's something I try to do with them anyways. It's a question that I probably would have never really asked. But fundamentally what he was saying was, "That doesn't look fair. Dad, that doesn't look fair. And why is this thing that's so not fair sitting outside of such an amazing initotutsin." And his question got me wondering, is there a way for us to amned our piublc sculptures, our national monuments? Not erase them, but is there a way to amend them?

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It stopped me in my tracks. It stopped me in my tracks. There was so much _______ that we would have to go through to try to explain that, and that's something I try to do with them anyways. It's a question that I probably would have never really asked. But fundamentally what he was saying was, "That doesn't look fair. Dad, that doesn't look fair. And why is this thing that's so not fair sitting outside of such an amazing ___________." And his question got me wondering, is there a way for us to _____ our ______ sculptures, our national monuments? Not erase them, but is there a way to amend them?

Solution

  1. amend
  2. public
  3. institution
  4. history

Original Text

It stopped me in my tracks. It stopped me in my tracks. There was so much history that we would have to go through to try to explain that, and that's something I try to do with them anyways. It's a question that I probably would have never really asked. But fundamentally what he was saying was, "That doesn't look fair. Dad, that doesn't look fair. And why is this thing that's so not fair sitting outside of such an amazing institution." And his question got me wondering, is there a way for us to amend our public sculptures, our national monuments? Not erase them, but is there a way to amend them?

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Important Words

  1. amazing
  2. amend
  3. asked
  4. dad
  5. erase
  6. explain
  7. fair
  8. fundamentally
  9. history
  10. institution
  11. monuments
  12. national
  13. public
  14. question
  15. sculptures
  16. sitting
  17. stopped
  18. tracks
  19. wondering