PRHSB Weekly News Round-Up: June 27


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: ROE V. WADE
    Sarah McBride speaks with ABC about how Delaware will continue to protect abortion care.
  • Current Topic: BLACK CULTURE 
    Kwame Onwuachi discusses the diverse dishes of the African diaspora that give voice to the culture on ABC News.
  • Current Topic: PANDEMIC
    Ed Yong writes on the Atlantic that the country’s best chance at keeping the crisis from spiraling relies on everyone to keep caring
  • Current Topic: LITERATURE
    Lauren Groff discusses with New Yorker her story from the latest issue of the magazine.

PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas

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.
  • KNOW MY NAME: Chanel Miller transforms the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable, and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing
  • WHISTLEBLOWER: Susan Fowler takes us deep inside a shockingly toxic workplace and urges us to keep fighting for a more just and equitable world.
  • LIFTING AS WE CLIMB: Evette Dionne shares the extraordinary and underrepresented history of black women, filling in the blanks of the American suffrage story.