Consultant Brian Burley says his new book YNGBLKPGH (Young Black Pittsburgh) is proof that his community produces a lot of success stories and that the next generation can go even farther.
The book highlights 140 black professionals from the city. Each wrote an open letter to fellow young, black Pittsburghers.
90.5 WESA’s Virginia Alvino Young talked to the author about his book and the social movement Burley says he hopes it will create.
Their conversation has been edited for length and clarity.