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: ARTS FOR ALL
Jacqueline Woodson speaks with NBC about her goals to make the Kennedy Center and its programming more accessible to all.
- Current Topic: CELEBRATING BLACK CULTURE
Kwame Onwuachi appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers and tells stories about his recipes in his first cookbook.
- Current Topic: PANDEMIC
Ed Yong discusses with Vanity Fair his upcoming new book and reflects on the pandemic.
- Current Topic: SUMMER READS
Jasmine Guillory recommends a batch of summer reads on the TODAY Show.
PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas
- Speakers for Juneteenth
- LGBTQIA+ Rights and Allyship
- Trending Speakers for Corporations and Associations
Books for the Current Moment
- TIME IS A MOTHER: Ocean Vuong talks about the grief and aftershock of losing a family member.
- TOMORROW WILL BE DIFFERENT: Sarah McBride shares her journey to becoming the first openly transgender state senator.
- SEA OF TRANQUILITY: Emily St. John Mandel returns with a bestseller about a technology and a future pandemic.
- LIFTING AS WE CLIMB: Evette Dionne celebrates black women and their efforts in the suffrage movement.