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K-pop band BTS and Biden to meet to discuss Asian inclusion

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - BTS, the Grammy-nominated South Korean boy band, will join President Joe Biden next week to talk about “Asian inclusion and representation” and to address hate crimes and discrimination against Asians, the White House announced Thursday.
The musical group's White House visit next Tuesday follows Biden's trip last week to South Korea, a U.S. ally.
Biden has been outspoken about being committed to combating a rise in anti-Asian hate crimes. Last year, the Democratic president signed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act into law.
Biden and BTS, also known as the Bangtan Boys, also will...
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K-pop supergroup BTS headed to the White House

K-pop supergroup BTS headed to the White House

1 month ago   |   By WLWT

More than 10,000 hate incidents against AAPI persons were reported to advocacy organization Stop AAPI Hate between March 19, 2020, and Dec. 31, 2021.
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BTS headed to the White House to discuss anti-Asian hate

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The K-pop sensation BTS is en route to the White House.
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Biden set to welcome K-pop group BTS to White House to 'address anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The K-pop boy band BTS visits the Today Show in New York City on February 21, 2020. Cindy Ord/WireImage
Biden is set to welcome K-pop boy band BTS to the White House on May 31.
They will discuss "Asian inclusion and representation" as well as anti-Asian hate crimes.
The visit comes at the conclusion of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
President Joe Biden will host K-pop group BTS at the White House on Tuesday, May 31, the conclusion of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. The White House announced on Thursday that Biden...
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