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IPR is featuring research and some of the many Indigenous pioneers who have had an impact on the field of public relations in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich was born in Petersburg, Alaska on July 4, 1911. She was adopted by Andrew and Mary Wanamaker and attended the Western College of … Continue reading Indigenous Pioneer Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich (1911-1958)

IPR is featuring some of the many LGBTQ+ pioneers and modern-day heroes to celebrate Pride month. Audre Lorde was a Black, lesbian poet and activist whose work advocated for the liberation of oppressed groups. Lorde published her first poem in Seventeen magazine as a high school student. She went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree … Continue reading Pioneer Audre Lorde (1934–1992)

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Public Radio (NPR) conducted a poll focused on personal experience with discrimination across over a dozen areas of daily life. The organizations conducted 3,453 interviews of men and women, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, whites and LGBTQ adults. Key … Continue reading Discrimination in America: Experiences and Views