From journalists to authors to lifetime civil rights activists who knew Martin Luther King Jr. personally, APB speakers told audiences why it is important to keep discussing Dr. King’s legacy. In events nationwide, APB speakers shared ways to commemorate Dr. King today, how far the civil rights movement has come, and most importantly, how far it still has to go.
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Based on APB Speaker Ron Suskind’s book of the same name, Life, Animated is an inspirational movie you won’t want to miss that has now been nominated for an Oscar for Documentary Feature! Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, Life, Animated has been playing in select theaters across the country.
While every MLK day and Black History Month are important, this year’s commemoration is especially significant following the changing tides in American history. American Program Bureau (APB), founded in 1965, is honored to have worked with Rev. King and many of the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement from that time to the present.
We care about not only pleasing the audience during a keynote speech, but making a genuine impact on others to change the world for the better. With a new year upon us, our APB speakers are sharing their thoughts on how to take action and improve well-being.
A long time APB speaker, Larry King is an expert at communicating with others. So, what are King’s tips, tricks, advice as an icon? He shares 9 lessons on mastering communication.
Since the death of her 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, APB speaker Sybrina Fulton has become an inspiring spokesperson for parents and concerned citizens nationwide. Her dedication to make a change landed her on People magazine’s list of Top 25 Women Changing the World. Fulton’s goal is to end senseless shootings in America, like the one that took the life of her son.
Known for his blog Wait But Why, APB speaker Tim Urban understands how to capture an audience’s attention. Urban will be speaking at HubSpot’s #Inbound16, an event meant to inspire and educate marketing leaders as well as help transform their businesses. Last year, there was over 14,000 attendees and even more are expected to participate this year!
With Election Day coming soon, the 2016 Presidential campaigns have been stealing headlines. Trump and Clinton faced off in three debates, yet many are still questioning who they are voting for. We asked some speakers the following question: “What are the important issues surrounding millennials in the 2016 election?”
APB speaker Tawakkol Karman, a human rights activist and Nobel Laureate, was awarded the 2016 Freedom Award by the US National Civil Rights Museum. This award is granted to individuals who have contributed to civil and human rights around the world and to those who have paved the way for future leaders and movements. Past winners include Nelson Mandela, former President Bill Clinton and the Dalai Lama.
APB speaker Steve Pemberton has uplifted many with his story of overcoming adversity against all odds and inspiring hope, determination and forgiveness. Following the success of his best-selling memoir, A Chance in the World, Pemberton recently announced the book’s film adaptation.
Mental health is an important part of wellness. In the past, many people overlooked mental health and this led to high rates of depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses. During World Mental Health Day, take the next step in your communities’ wellness by learning from our mental health speakers. Mental health is often an invisible disease. It’s time to show those in our lives that they aren’t alone and voices of change are here to help.