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.
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.
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.
With the countdown to Election 2016 well underway, APB is your go-to resource for today’s most sought-after political speakers.
APB speaker Jeffrey Tambor won an Emmy Award in the category of Lead Actor in a Comedy for his groundbreaking portrayal of “Maura Pfefferman” in the Amazon Prime hit series, Transparent. This is his second Emmy Award along with a Golden Globe win for the role and a Critics Choice Award for his incredible acting.