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PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: July 11

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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: HISTORY
    Isabel Wilkerson discusses why many Americans don’t know the nation’s full history on MSNBC.
  • Current Topic: DEALTH PENALTY
    Sister Helen Prejean speaks with America Magazine on her ongoing fight against the death penalty.
  • Current Topic: BLACK JOY
    Kwame Onwuachi speaks with Lit Hub on how he wanted to express his story and Black culture through recipes.
  • Current Topic: ANTICIPATED ADAPTATION
    Delia Owens appears on CBS News to speak about the film adaptation of her New York Times bestseller, produced by Reese Witherspoon.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

Books for the Current Moment

  • THE MAN WHO COULD MOVE CLOUDS: Ingrid Rojas Contreras interweaves family stories and Colombian history in her dazzling memoir.
  • WALKING GENTRY HOME: Alora Young celebrates Black girlhood and womanhood throughout American history in her extraordinary memoir.
  • WARRIOR WITHIN: D.J. Vanas applies the principles of the warrior spirit to transform how you show up both for yourself and those around you.
  • RADICAL CURIOUSITY: Seth Goldenberg presents a bold manifesto arguing that the most complex challenges are solved by the power of human inquiry.