© 2024 New Hampshire Public Radio

Persons with disabilities who need assistance accessing NHPR's FCC public files, please contact us at publicfile@nhpr.org.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Purchase your tickets now for a chance to win $35k toward a new car or $25k in cash, and our next prize of an electric bike!

Social Media Buzz: From #AirbnbWhileBlack To Paralympics

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Femi Oke of Al Jazeera English about some of the stories that are gathering steam on social media.

They include the backlash against some companies that have used upcoming 9/11 anniversary for advertising purposes, response to Airbnb’s new attempt to stem discrimination and a Paralympian torchbearer who fell, and then got up, at the opening ceremony for the games.

— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) September 8, 2016

Guest

Femi Oke, host of “The Stream” on Al Jazeera English. She tweets @FemiOke.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.