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: BLACK LIVES MATTER
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi writes about the victims in the Buffalo shooting in the Atlantic.
- Current Topic: PARENTING
Lauren Smith Brody answers questions on Parade from parents about navigating uncharted territory during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Current Topic: WARFARE
In the Atlantic, Elliot Ackerman writes on the significance of Ukraine’s successful use of anti-ship missiles against the Russian cruiser Moskva.
- Current Topic: LGBTQAI+ RIGHTS
Sarah McBride speaks against the movement to ban trans youth from sports with TIME.
PLANNING AHEAD: Programming Ideas
- Beyond February: Celebrating Black History
- Uplifting Asian Voices: Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Month Speakers
- LGBTQIA+ Rights and Allyship
Books for the Current Moment
- OUR UNFINISHED MARCH: Eric Holder provides a playbook for how we can save our democracy.
- MY AMERICA: Kwame Onwuachi shares dishes that show the true diversity of American food.
- WINNER TAKES ALL: Anand Giridharadas argues how the problem in wealth disparity is masquerading as a solution.
- FAMILY OF LIARS: E. Lockhart returns with a page-turning sequel to WE ARE LIARS.