BTS members can be assembly US President Joe Biden on the White Home in Washington DC on the event of USA’s Memorial Day. The septet has been invited to the White Home in celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month (AANHPI Heritage Month). The group– comprising RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook — has already reached the USA and is having a gala time there. However why are they there? Discover out!
Why is BTS assembly Joe Biden?
South Korean pop group BTS has been concerned in numerous initiatives selling hope and variety. On their go to to the White Home, the septet can be speaking about the identical along with, Asian inclusion and anti-Asian hate crimes which have turn into extra outstanding points in recent times. Based on a press launch issued by BigHit Music, the “Life goes on” hitmakers will even talk about the group’s affect as youth ambassadors and their ideas on artwork and tradition.
“We’re honoured to be invited to the White Home. As we’re visiting as artists representing South Korea, we sit up for discussing numerous matters together with inclusion, variety, anti-Asian hate crimes, tradition and artwork,” the administration company mentioned in a press release.
Biden has beforehand spoken about his dedication to combating the surge of anti-Asian hate crimes and signed into legislation the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act in Could 2021. It’s going to present legislation enforcement with sources to establish, examine, and report hate crimes and be sure that hate crimes data is extra accessible to AA and NHPI communities. Throughout their assembly, Biden and BTS will even talk about the significance of variety and inclusion and BTS’ platform as youth ambassadors who unfold a message of hope and positivity internationally.
BTS standing up for variety
BTS, which stands for Past the Scene, is finest identified for chartbuster tracks like “My “Universe”, “DNA”, “Save Me”, “Life Goes On” and “Butter”. Final 12 months, they attended the 76th United Nations Basic Meeting to offer a efficiency and speech for the long run generations as appointed South Korea’s ‘Particular Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Tradition’. They’ve additionally participated in campaigns LOVE MYSELF with UNICEF, Black Lives Matter and Cease Asian Hate.