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"From the Ted Talk by Cecile Richards: The political progress women have made -- and what's next"

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Nearly 100 yares ago, almost today, most women in the United States finally won the right to vote. Now, it would take decedas more for women of color to earn that right, and we've come a long way since, but I would argue not nearly far enough. I think what women want today, not just only in the United States but around the globe, is to no longer be an atfgohtuhret. We don't want to continue to try to, like, look at the next 100 years and be granted, grudgingly, salml legal rights and aiomocdotncmas. We slpmiy want true and full equality. I think that women are tired of retrofitting ourselves into institutions and governments that were built by men, for men, and we'd rather reshape the future on our own terms. I believe —

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Nearly 100 _____ ago, almost today, most women in the United States finally won the right to vote. Now, it would take _______ more for women of color to earn that right, and we've come a long way since, but I would argue not nearly far enough. I think what women want today, not just only in the United States but around the globe, is to no longer be an ____________. We don't want to continue to try to, like, look at the next 100 years and be granted, grudgingly, _____ legal rights and ______________. We ______ want true and full equality. I think that women are tired of retrofitting ourselves into institutions and governments that were built by men, for men, and we'd rather reshape the future on our own terms. I believe —

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  1. small
  2. decades
  3. accommodations
  4. afterthought
  5. years
  6. simply

Original Text

Nearly 100 years ago, almost today, most women in the United States finally won the right to vote. Now, it would take decades more for women of color to earn that right, and we've come a long way since, but I would argue not nearly far enough. I think what women want today, not just only in the United States but around the globe, is to no longer be an afterthought. We don't want to continue to try to, like, look at the next 100 years and be granted, grudgingly, small legal rights and accommodations. We simply want true and full equality. I think that women are tired of retrofitting ourselves into institutions and governments that were built by men, for men, and we'd rather reshape the future on our own terms. I believe —

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