Airbnb apologizes for '1830s slave cabin' listing

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Airbnb has apologized and removed a listing for an "1830s slave cabin" after being called out in a viral TikTok.

The company confirmed in a statement to CNN it has removed a listing for a cottage at Belmont Plantation in Mississippi, which in its description was identified as former slave quarters.

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