Daily English Lesson #11



Trump hits Jay-Z on black employment following CNN interview

President Donald Trump is taking credit for a decline in the African-American unemployment rate again, this time by taking aim at rapper and businessman Jay-Z following his comments on CNN Saturday night. “Somebody please inform Jay-Z that because of my policies, Black Unemployment has just been reported to be at the LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!” Trump tweeted Sunday morning. The latest unemployment rate for African-Americans is 6.8%, while the rate is 3.7% percent for white people. Both the African-American rate and the overall rate have declined steadily since 2010.

Question: Have you ever had a fight with someone on social media?

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Reading Vocabulary

taking aim at – to prepare to deal with someone or something; to focus on someone or something.

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Video Vocabulary

hurtful – causing distress to someone’s feelings


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