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: VOTING RIGHTS
Eric Holder speaks with Bill Maher about the increase in Black voter turnout in Georgia.
- Current Topic: GUN VIOLENCE
Ian Manuel speaks with WGN about his experience with gun violence.
- Current Topic: SUMMER READS
Jasmine Guillory provides her beach read picks on the TODAY Show.
- Current Topic: ANTIRACISM
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi shares with The Nation his thoughts on the book bans and how to continue educating children and adults about antiracism.
PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas
- Speakers for Juneteenth
- LGBTQIA+ Rights and Allyship
- Trending Speakers for Corporations and Associations
Books for the Current Moment
- NIGHTCRAWLING: Leila Mottley writes about a world complicated by police brutality, sexual violence, and families fractured by the criminal justice system.
- WOMEN OF LIGHT: Kali Fajardo-Anstine shares a dazzling epic that spans five generations of an Indigenous Chicano family.
- HORSE: Geraldine Brooks braids a sweeping story of spirit, obsession, and injustice across American history.
- LAPVONA: Ottessa Moshfegh leaps into a medieval fiefdom and an unlikely pivot of a power struggle.