Skift – Airbnb, Police Brutality and More Ways Travel Is Different for Black Travelers

October 11, 2016
While Airbnb certainly didn’t invent racism, the website is an open forum for the larger societal problem of discrimination, which black travelers face chronically. Skift reported on discrimination on Airbnb’s platform and #AirbnbWhileBlack in June. Washington recounted one of her “teachable moments” with a white host whose kitchen featured a black-face Aunt Jemima jar. “He was like, ‘Oh, I thought it was vintage’ — No.”…