Salute To These Travel Brands For Speaking Up For The Black Community
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Salute To These Travel Brands For Speaking Up For The Black Community

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Parker Diakite
Parker Diakite Jun 3, 2020

Communities around the world are mourning the death of George Floyd and the countless Black lives lost at the hands of law enforcement.

In an unprecedented move, travel companies are speaking up and standing in solidarity with the Black community.

The travel search engine KAYAK took to Twitter to speak out against racism, violence and hate.

Airbnb announced that it would donate money to the Black Lives Matter movement and the NAACP to fight inequality.

American Airlines joined the #BlackoutTuesday movement.

The CEOs of ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft announced that they would donate to organizations that support criminal justice reform.

Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian – pledged to “do our part” to build a more just, inclusive world.

“The senseless and horrific events of the past several weeks have left the people of our community reeling with anguish, fear, frustration and justified anger. Our hearts ache for the pain being felt by our neighbors, friends, families and colleagues,” he said. “We know that words aren’t enough. Concrete actions and solutions are essential to reverse the long history of systemic racism and injustice that is a stain on our great nation.”

The metasearch engine Skyscanner that scans the internet and pulls the prices for your flight, hotel, and car rental announced that it is standing in solidarity against racism and injustice.

The subscription-based language learning app Babbel announced that it is standing with the Black community.

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