I’ve also had hosts who were “omg so surprised!” at how clean and responsible we were. Yay for low expectations! #AirbnbWhileBlack— [ahh!ree] (@aripiphany) May 19, 2016
When you got to throw three to four Valenica filters on your profile picture before booking with AirBnB! #AirbnbWhileBlack— WNA (@wordsbywanna) May 17, 2016
Tried to book a place in Cape Town, and all of a sudden, they remembered that they’d be ‘having friends over.’ #AirbnbWhileBlack— Free (@TheFridaM) May 8, 2016
Reading the #AirbnbWhileBlack thread….this is why I’m always so anxious to travel. Ppl keep saying the world is different. But we know…— Marissa Mosley (@MarissaMosley9) May 7, 2016
Harvard’s study, conducted two years ago, which found that “requests from guests with distinctively African-American names are roughly 16% less likely to be accepted that identical guests with distinctively white names,” the startup has yet to make changes in their design that combat the possibility for discrimination. Celeb Approved Vacation Spots “While we do not comment on pending litigation, we strongly believe that racial discrimination is unacceptable and it flies in the face of our mission to bring people together,” Airbnb spokesman Nick Papas said in a statement to Mashable.
When a host responds and says their spot is actually unavailable those dates, but you check later and it’s still for rent #AirbnbWhileBlack— chantal fae (@chantalspeaks) May 6, 2016