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: ANTIRACISM
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi appears on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to speak on how he is encouraging Americans to learn how to be antiracist.
- Current Topic: ROE. V. WADE
Jane Fonda urges people to fight against the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Entertainment Weekly.
- Current Topic: BLACK CULTURE
Bryan Washington speaks with the New Yorker on the Black culture in Houston.
- Current Topic: REFUGEES
Ken Burns interviews the Vindmans, two Jewish twins who had fled Ukraine in 1985 with their father, in the New York Times coverage of the current refugee crisis in Ukraine.
PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas
- Presenting the Nation’s Leading Voices on Patient Experience
- PRHSB x Hopin: Virtual Events That Inspire!
- Employee Engagement: Interactive Events for Remote and In-Person Teams
Books for the Current Moment
- TAKE MY HAND: Inspired by true events, Dolen Perkins-Valdez writes a story about a nurse trying to help women shape their destinies, to make their own choices for their lives and bodies.
- HOW DEMOCRACIES DIE: Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt show how democracies die and how ours can be saved.
- OUR UNFINISHED MARCH: Eric Holder provides a playbook for how we can save our democracy.
- LIFTING AS WE CLIMB: Evette Dionne shares the extraordinary and underrepresented history of black women, filling in the blanks of the American suffrage story.