May 19, 2016
When booking our Airbnb for our upcoming trip to Atlanta, my boyfriend insisted that I make a profile and do the booking. I scoffed at him, assuming that this was just a chore that he didn’t want to do, but then he insisted that “we won’t get denied if [I] do it.” Being that I am white and my boyfriend’s black, he didn’t want to risk being denied due to blatant discrimination. It seems ridiculous that something like this still happens, but sadly the world at large is not as woke as we’d like to think….