American Confederate Statue – level 1

27-08-2018 07:00

This news is from North Carolina. It is a southern state in the USA. University students protest there.

They protest a statue. Its name is ‘Silent Sam’. The students see it as a symbol of racist heritage. After some protesting, they knock down the statue. They kick it and cheer. The University does not like this. Police arrest one person.

Difficult words: racist (showing strong bad feelings towards people of other race), heritage (history, feelings and ideas which parents teach their children).

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