Ad About Racism – level 1

05-06-2020 15:00

A police officer kills a black man in the US. People in the US protest. They do not agree with police brutality. The situation is serious. Protests are in many US cities.

The company Nike posts an ad on social media. The ad speaks to people. The ad says that people must not be quiet. People must say what they think.

In the past, Nike supports a sportsman. The sportsman is a football player. He does not agree with police brutality in the US. Some people criticize Nike. However, the company Adidas supports Nike. Adidas says that together people can make a change.

Difficult words: police brutality (when police officers behave very badly and violently to people), ad (an advertisement, a short video that a company makes to promote its products), support (to agree with what someone does, or to help someone achieve something).

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