President Biden and Vice President Harris Welcome BTS to the White House
The group’s visit is scheduled for May 31, the conclusion of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
President Joe Biden will welcome BTS, the South Korean boy band and K-pop group
to the White House next week to “discuss Asian inclusion and representation,”
as well as to “address anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination.”
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,” the White House said in a statement.
The visit by BTS, scheduled to take place on May 31, will come at the conclusion of Asian American,
Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.