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BTS Invited to the White House to Discuss Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

The K-pop group will be joining Joe Biden in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month.

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BTS Invited to the White House to Discuss Anti-Asian Hate Crimes

The K-pop group will be joining Joe Biden in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month.

In celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month (AANHPI Heritage Month), BTS will be visiting the White House to discuss Asian inclusion and anti-Asian hate crimes with Joe Biden.

In addition to Asian representation, the global K-pop group will be speaking to the President about the importance of diversity, as well as arts and culture. The septet’s management company BIGHIT MUSIC said in a statement: “We are honored to be invited to the White House. As we are visiting as artists representing South Korea, we look forward to discussing various topics including inclusion, diversity, anti-Asian hate crimes, culture and art.”

The news comes after BTS attended the 76th United Nations General Assembly to deliver messages of hope and positivity. Watch their performance at the UNGA down below. BTS will be meeting President Biden at the White House on May 31.

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