字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 In the aftermath of the recent shootings in the US, K-pop artists and Korean American celebrities are speaking out against anti-Asian racism. Most recently, BTS took to social media to condemn the racial discrimination. Peonji reports. K-pop megastar BTS has offered its support to the Asian community by speaking out against anti-Asian hate crime. On Tuesday, the band released a statement via Twitter saying it stands against racial discrimination, saying that you, I, and we all have the right to be respected. They also sent condolences to those who had lost loved ones in the recent Atlanta shootings, saying that they felt grief and anger. Members of the group also recalled moments where they too had faced discrimination as Asians, saying they have been sworn at and were mocked for the way they look. BTS is just one of many K-pop artists who are joining the stop Asian hate movement. Korean American singer-songwriter, Eric Nam, who was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia wrote a powerful essay for Time magazine, calling for an end to anti-Asian racism. He said that Asians have been quote excluded interned, vilified, emasculated, fetishized, and murdered. He added that the calls for help and the warning signs from the Asian community have felt ignored and pleaded for change. Sandra Oh, an actress who was born in Canada to parents who emigrated from South Korea, also gave a passionate speech at an anti-Asian hate rally last week near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, saying that she is proud to be Asian. As the movement against racial discrimination spreads across the globe, many are showing support to the Asian American community. Peonji, Arirang News.