Sen. Al Franken asks Uber and Lyft about alleged racial discrimination against passengers

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 9:   Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) speaks to reporters at a news conference dubbed #WeThePeople outside the Capitol on June 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Senate Democrats unveiled a new legislative proposal that will reform campaign finances and ensure fairer elections. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images) Senator Al Franken has some questions for Uber and Lyft about racial discrimination following the recently-released study that says some of those companies’ respective drivers racially discriminate against passengers. The study, conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, found that black people have to wait longer for rides in Seattle. In Boston, the study revealed that… Read More

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