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Critics Say Airbnb's Anti-discrimination Policy Is Not Enough

Rohan Gilkes, an African-American entrepreneur, tried to book lodging for his summer vacation this July through Airbnb, a popular worldwide home-sharing company that allows people to rent their rooms, apartments or entire homes on a short-term basis to travelers, through one-on-one transactions.  When an Airbnb host declined his request for a reservation, Gilkes was surprised. "I had heard about #AirbnbWhileBlack," he says, mentioning a Twitter hashtag that circulated...

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