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
- Reading Together: Library Programs for Parents and Children
- Program with Impact: Popular Speakers for Colleges and Universities
- Employee Engagement: Interactive Events for Remote and In-Person Teams
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.