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From the Ted Talk by Wale Elegbede: It takes a community to eradicate hate

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In May 2016, the local misulm community issued a statement rejecting hate. In January 2017, a presidential order banning immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries was declared. This Muslim ban, which went into eecfft on January 27, 2017, creaetd tremendous anger in our community that needed an outlet. A small group of us planned and organized a community rally and setratd to get the word out. We were regular folks, not community orinzreags. We'd never done anything like this before. We shared information on Facebook with our neighbors and fridens and had no idea who would come, but also knew that it was important to share the prweufol, simple idea behind this aocitn.

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In May 2016, the local ______ community issued a statement rejecting hate. In January 2017, a presidential order banning immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries was declared. This Muslim ban, which went into ______ on January 27, 2017, _______ tremendous anger in our community that needed an outlet. A small group of us planned and organized a community rally and _______ to get the word out. We were regular folks, not community __________. We'd never done anything like this before. We shared information on Facebook with our neighbors and _______ and had no idea who would come, but also knew that it was important to share the ________, simple idea behind this ______.

Solution

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Original Text

In May 2016, the local Muslim community issued a statement rejecting hate. In January 2017, a presidential order banning immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries was declared. This Muslim ban, which went into effect on January 27, 2017, created tremendous anger in our community that needed an outlet. A small group of us planned and organized a community rally and started to get the word out. We were regular folks, not community organizers. We'd never done anything like this before. We shared information on Facebook with our neighbors and friends and had no idea who would come, but also knew that it was important to share the powerful, simple idea behind this action.

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