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From the Ted Talk by Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes: "Chasms"

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Thank you all so much, you have no idea how fulfilling and energizing that is. For the past three _____, I've had the privilege of codesigning with my neighbors a _____ in New Orleans known as Under the ______. In 1966, Interstate 10 landed on the Tremé ____________, displacing 326 black-owned businesses, over 300 live oak trees, effectively destroying the region's most successful black commercial district, disrupting intergenerational wealth and truly __________ the fabric of the nation's oldest African American neighborhood.

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  1. space
  2. neighborhood
  3. bridge
  4. unraveling
  5. years

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Thank you all so much, you have no idea how fulfilling and energizing that is. For the past three years, I've had the privilege of codesigning with my neighbors a space in New Orleans known as Under the Bridge. In 1966, Interstate 10 landed on the Tremé neighborhood, displacing 326 black-owned businesses, over 300 live oak trees, effectively destroying the region's most successful black commercial district, disrupting intergenerational wealth and truly unraveling the fabric of the nation's oldest African American neighborhood.

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  4. bridge
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  8. destroying
  9. displacing
  10. disrupting
  11. district
  12. effectively
  13. energizing
  14. fabric
  15. fulfilling
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  17. intergenerational
  18. interstate
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  25. orleans
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  27. space
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  29. trees
  30. tremé
  31. unraveling
  32. wealth
  33. years