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Hair Bias

IPR is featuring research and some of the many Black pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Black History Month. Dove and LinkedIn studied how Black women in the U.S. experience discrimination during the hiring process and in the workplace for their hairstyles. A survey of 2,990 … Continue reading How Black Women are Impacted by Race-Based Hair Bias in the Workplace

Barbara Harris was born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1930. She attended the Charles Morris Price School of Journalism and began working for Joseph V. Baker Associates, the first African American Public Relations firm in the U.S. During her time at Joseph V. Baker and Associates she founded the Division of Women’s Information and became the … Continue reading Barbara Harris (1930-2020)