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From the Ted Talk by Dwinita Mosby Tyler: Want a more just world? Be an unlikely ally

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You know, we can sntad up for issues, weigh in and advocate even when it seems like the issue has nothing to do with us. And actually, those are the issues that are most compelling. And sure, people will have no idea why you are there, but that's why those of us facing iicnutjse must be willing to accept the help. You know, we have to fihgt injustice with a consciousness of grace. When white guys stand up to fight for the liberation of Black and Brown people, Black and Brown pleope will have to be willing to aeccpt their help. And I know that's complicated, but this is collective work and it requires everyone to be all in.

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You know, we can _____ up for issues, weigh in and advocate even when it seems like the issue has nothing to do with us. And actually, those are the issues that are most compelling. And sure, people will have no idea why you are there, but that's why those of us facing _________ must be willing to accept the help. You know, we have to _____ injustice with a consciousness of grace. When white guys stand up to fight for the liberation of Black and Brown people, Black and Brown ______ will have to be willing to ______ their help. And I know that's complicated, but this is collective work and it requires everyone to be all in.

Solution

  1. stand
  2. fight
  3. injustice
  4. people
  5. accept

Original Text

You know, we can stand up for issues, weigh in and advocate even when it seems like the issue has nothing to do with us. And actually, those are the issues that are most compelling. And sure, people will have no idea why you are there, but that's why those of us facing injustice must be willing to accept the help. You know, we have to fight injustice with a consciousness of grace. When white guys stand up to fight for the liberation of Black and Brown people, Black and Brown people will have to be willing to accept their help. And I know that's complicated, but this is collective work and it requires everyone to be all in.

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Important Words

  1. accept
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