K-pop group BTS addresses White House press briefing

STORY: The group will meet and discuss anti-Asian hate crimes with U.S. President Joe Biden.

The meeting comes as May's recognition of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander month comes to a close amid a sharp upswing in hate crimes against Asian Americans in the past year.

Attacks against people of Asian descent have escalated as some politicians and pundits have encouraged Americans to blame China for COVID-19, amid other tensions.

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