Young People and Race – level 3
Twitter, Instagram and influencers are providing a pipeline for race-related news for younger people.
Gen Z and millennials are at the forefront of the conversations surrounding race, and according to a survey, more than 80% of respondents aged 18 – 37 feel responsible for educating themselves when it comes to race-related issues. Also, those young audiences have a clear favorite venue for information: social media.
Social media has been used as a tool for social justice activists; however, it is often used to promote racism. Experts warn that rather than having only online conversations, people should also be having important conversations with their friends and family.
Difficult words: pipeline (a direct channel for information), Gen Z (people who were born in the US and Western Europe after 2001), millennial (a person who was born between 1981 and 1996), forefront (ahead of everyone else).
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
What do you think about this news?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.
- Choose one person from the Skype section.
- Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.
Stock images by Depositphotos