PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: August 8


Please find below a roundup of this week’s recent news articles, media, and essays from PRH Speakers Bureau speakers.

Our top speakers shaping current discourse and featured in the news.

News Media Spotlight

  • Current Topic: JAN. 6th INVESTIGATION
    Speaking with SiriusXM, former US Attorney General Eric Holder weighs in on a possible indictment for former President Donald Trump.
    In Yes! Magazine, Dr. Matthew Delmont writes about Nichelle Nichols’s pioneering career and her continuous activism.
  • Current Topic: PRODUCTIVITY 
    D.J. Vanas shares with Forbes stories and principals rooted in Native American culture and wisdom.
  • Current Topic: AFGHANISTAN
    Elliot Ackerman speaks with NPR about the waves of Afghans trying to evacuate the country when the Taliban took over Afghanistan again.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • THE LAST WHITE MAN: Mohsin Hamid powerfully uplifts our capacity for empathy and the transcendence over bigotry, fear, and anger it can achieve.
  • CARRIE SOTO IS BACK: Taylor Jenkins Reid tells a vulnerable, emotional story about the cost of greatness.
  • WALKING GENTRY HOME: Alora Young celebrates Black girlhood and womanhood throughout American history.
  • PATCHWORK: Matt de la Peña explores the endless possibilities each child contains.