Dynamite Group BTS Visits the White House

Dynamite Group BTS Visits the White House

After Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the world's most famous K-pop band, BTS, paid its first visit to the White House. However, BTS did not attend to showcase their "dynamite" dance moves to Vice President Biden. They were there to talk about anti-Asian bigotry and hate.

As part of the response from the Biden administration, an event was held to prevent hate crimes against Asian-Americans in the United States, and members of the organization joined press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the event.

As some politicians and commentators have encouraged Americans to blame China for COVID-19, attacks on people of Asian heritage have increased.

After a series of shootings at massage parlors targeting Asian women in Georgia over the course of the previous year, the members of BTS Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook spoke out against anti-Asian hate and discrimination.

"It's not wrong to be different," Suga, one of the group's members, said during the event. "I think equality begins when we open up and embrace all of our differences." Another BTS member, V, said that "everyone has their own history."

The members of the boy band, who are all in their 20s, have committed to assisting President Biden in resolving the matter.

Before leaving the briefing room to meet with Vice President Biden, the seven members of the delegation, all dressed in matching black suits, refused to answer any questions from the media.

"discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion and BTS' platform as youth ambassadors who spread a message of hope and positivity across the world." These were among the topics and goals discussed at the closed-door discussion, according to the White House.

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