Members of South Korean K-pop group BTS released a statement condemning racism against Asians. “‘We stand against racial discrimination,” the biggest boy band in the world, tweeted to their 34 million followers in English and Korean. Photo:Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap/AP
Members of South Korean K-pop group BTS released a statement condemning racism against Asians. “‘We stand against racial discrimination,” the biggest boy band in the world, tweeted to their 34 million followers in English and Korean. Photo:Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap/AP

BTS take stand against anti-Asian racism, and say they’ve been victims of it themselves

  • Superstar K-pop boy band post tweet in English and Korean saying they have felt anti-Asian racism and referring to ‘events … over the past few weeks’
  • ‘What’s happening right now cannot be disassociated from our identity as Asians,’ they say. The statement follows the killing of six Asian-Americans in Atlanta

Members of South Korean K-pop group BTS released a statement condemning racism against Asians. “‘We stand against racial discrimination,” the biggest boy band in the world, tweeted to their 34 million followers in English and Korean. Photo:Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap/AP
Members of South Korean K-pop group BTS released a statement condemning racism against Asians. “‘We stand against racial discrimination,” the biggest boy band in the world, tweeted to their 34 million followers in English and Korean. Photo:Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap/AP
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