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From the Ted Talk by Liz Ogbu: What if gentrification was about healing communities instead of displacing them?

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It was not that our ______ had ______ to bring joy. But in spite of that, there was still pain here. Pain from a history of environmental injustice that left many industrial uses in this neighborhood, leaving residents living near toxic waste and, literally, shit. There's pain from the fact that this zip code still has one of the ______ per capita income, highest unemployment and highest incarceration _____ in a city which tech ______ like Twitter, ______ and Uber call home. And those tech companies — hm — they've actually helped to trigger a gentrification push that is _______ redefining this neighborhood, both in _____ of identity and population.

Solution

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  4. airbnb
  5. giants
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Original Text

It was not that our events had failed to bring joy. But in spite of that, there was still pain here. Pain from a history of environmental injustice that left many industrial uses in this neighborhood, leaving residents living near toxic waste and, literally, shit. There's pain from the fact that this zip code still has one of the lowest per capita income, highest unemployment and highest incarceration rates in a city which tech giants like Twitter, Airbnb and Uber call home. And those tech companies — hm — they've actually helped to trigger a gentrification push that is rapidly redefining this neighborhood, both in terms of identity and population.

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