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Godwin Ndosi rents out rooms at his parents' house to guests around the world through websites like Airbnb. He's standing with one of his international visitors. Courtesy of Godwin Ndosi hide caption

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Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz says the company plans to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, in response to President Trump's executive order on immigration. Schultz says it "effectively [bans] people from several predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, including refugees fleeing wars." Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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A study by researchers at MIT and the University of Washington found that black men in Boston were twice as likely to have their rides cancelled by Uber drivers. LeoPatrizi/Getty Images hide caption

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Airbnb host Synta Keeling rents two bedrooms in her house in Washington, D.C.'s predominantly black Anacostia neighborhood. Maggie Penman/NPR hide caption

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#AirbnbWhileBlack: How Hidden Bias Shapes The Sharing Economy

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Supporters of Airbnb hold a rally outside City Hall, in New York. Cities throughout the country have been cracking down on the vacation rental site, prompting protests like these across the country. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Rental Rules In California Raise Questions About Who's Using Airbnb

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Our modern relationship to property — namely that it's burdensome to own, and therefore less valuable — has allowed the sharing economy to expand. Gustav Dejert/Ikon Images/Corbis hide caption

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

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Airbnb, New York State Spar Over Legality Of Rentals

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Demonstrators in San Francisco have been protesting outside apartment buildings that have units rented through online brokers. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Critics Blame Airbnb For San Francisco's Housing Problems

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