PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: July 11


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.
    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.