Mashaal Masha
During the American Civil War, Thomas Morris Chester braved the front lines as a war correspondent for the _Philadelphia Press_. Amplifying the voices and experiences of Black soldiers ________ of particular importance to Chester, who later became an activist and lawyer during the postwar Reconstruction period.

Which choice completes the text so that it conforms to the conventions of Standard English?
Difficulty: Hard
A: 

were

B: 

have been

C: 

are

D: 

was

Sponsored Ads