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To Fight Discrimination, Airbnb Wants More Black Miami Residents To Rent Their Homes

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C.M. Guerrero cguerrero@miamiherald.com
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Airbnb is partnering with the NAACP to launch a new initiative in Miami Gardens and Little Haiti to recruit more black hosts and guests.

After claims of racial discrimination on its platform, home-sharing site Airbnb is partnering with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to attract more black hosts and guests to its site.

And they're launching the national program in Miami-Dade County.

Airbnb and NAACP will pilot the effort in Miami Gardens and Little Haiti, the partners announced Wednesday. They expect to expand to other cities nationwide in the future.

Read more from our news partner, The Miami Herald.