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IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Bayard Rustin was a prominent civil rights activist. He is best known for organizing the “March on Washington” for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, where more than 200,000 people gathered and where Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave his … Continue reading Pioneer Bayard Rustin (1912–1987)

IPR has partnered with the Museum of Public Relations to feature some of the many Black PR Pioneers in celebration of Black History Month. In 1957, Inez Y. Kaiser (1918-2016) was the first African American woman to open her own public relations firm and serve national clients. She has also recently become the first Black woman … Continue reading Black PR Pioneer: Inez Kaiser (1918-2016)