Is centering Black love and joy the key to building a better society?

Leading social entrepreneur Trabian Shorters says you cannot build equity by denigrating those at the center of the equity conversation.

In This Episode…

Trabian Shorters, founder of the BMe Community, challenges us to rethink the power of narrative. He advocates for asset-framing — finding solutions that begin with people’s contributions — and warns against centering whiteness when solving social problems. “Centering somebody else in your own narrative is spiritual death,” he tells Eboo. “How do we help build upon Black people’s love to make a better society for everyone?”