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IPR is featuring some of the many Black American pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Black History Month. Joseph Varney Baker was born on Aug. 20, 1908, in Abbeville, South Carolina. Baker moved to Philadelphia as a teenager, graduated from Central High School, and went on to study journalism at Temple University. His career began as … Continue reading Pioneer Joseph Varney Baker (1908-1993)

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)