BTS coronavirus insult shows the media and entertainment worlds are overdue a reckoning with their tolerance for racism

//BTS coronavirus insult shows the media and entertainment worlds are overdue a reckoning with their tolerance for racism

BTS coronavirus insult shows the media and entertainment worlds are overdue a reckoning with their tolerance for racism

A German radio show host recently compared K-pop phenomenon BTS to a virus that needed a vaccine because he didn’t appreciate the band covering Coldplay on MTV Unplugged. A day earlier, the Brit Awards and the Mercury Prize announced changes to their rules after a long-term UK resident and pop star, Japan-born Rina Sawayama, pushed for more inclusion after being kept out of the running for prizes for not being a British citizen. And the month of February as a whole – during which Black History…

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