Protests Around the World – level 1

10-06-2020 07:00

Police kill a black man in the US last week. People around the world protest. People do not agree with racism. Many people think that police behave badly towards some people.

Many people protest in France. In 2016, French police arrest a black man. The man later dies. People in Australia protest, too. Australian police kill 400 native Australians. Officials do not try to find out what happens.

Protests start in London, UK, and in South Africa. Many black people live in the UK and in South Africa.

Experts say that the US has a lot of racism. The situation in the US is not easy. Black people say that white people have better lives. However, racism is in many countries of the world.

Difficult words: protest (when many people are in the streets, and they say that they do not agree with something), racism (when somebody does not like somebody else because he has a different skin color or looks different), native (a person whose family from a long time lives in a country for a very long time).

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