BTS Says They ‘Stand Against Racial Discrimination’ in Support of Black Lives Matter

Jason Pham

In support of Black Lives Matter, BTS released a statement in which the members declared that they “stand against racial discrimination” after the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee and other unarmed Black Americans. The band took to their Twitter on Thursday, June 4, with a statement in Korean and English about how the K-pop group condemns systemic racial violence and discrimination.

“We stand against racial discrimination. We condemn violence. You, I and we all have the right to be respected. We will stand together.#BlackLivesMatter,” the members, Jungkook, RM, Jimin, V, J-Hope, Jin and Suga, said in a statement.

BTS’ tweet comes after hundreds of thousands of people marched across the world in protest of...

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