Popular South Korean Grammy-nominated band BTS will be joining US President Joe Biden at the White House on May 31 to discuss anti-Asian hate crimes and also to celebrate AANHPI heritage month. They will discuss Asian inclusion and representation and will address anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination which have become more prominent issues in recent years. BTS Takes a Stand Against Asian Hate with an Emotional Strongly-Voiced Statement, Massive Reactions from the ARMY About Anti-Asian Violence Follow.

Biden has previously spoken about his commitment to combating the surge of anti-Asian hate crimes and signed into law the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act in May 2021. It will provide law enforcement with resources to identify, investigate, and report hate crimes and ensure that hate crimes information is more accessible to AA and NHPI communities. BTS V aka Kim Taehyung Fastest to Reach 25 Million Followers on Instagram, Gives ARMY Sleepless Nights With Frequent IG Updates!

During their meeting, Biden and BTS will also discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion and BTS' platform as youth ambassadors who spread a message of hope and positivity across the world. Additional details to follow.

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