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Advice for PR Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

For students, attending a historically Black college or university “gives you an opportunity to embrace and enhance your Blackness, a place to celebrate who you are as an African American,” said Dr. Tia C. M. Tyree, a professor and interim associate dean of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University in Washington, D.C. …

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PRSA’s Kansas City Chapter Starts Scholarship Fund to Carry On Legacy of Trailblazer, Dr. Inez Y. Kaiser

In February, PRSA’s Greater Kansas City Chapter is celebrating Black History Month and the start of the Chapter’s 60th year by honoring its former member Dr. Inez Y. Kaiser, the first Black woman to open her own PR firm and to serve national clients. The Chapter is establishing the $25,000 Inez Y. Kaiser GKC-PRSA Memorial …

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PRSA Hawaii Announces 2021 Board of Directors

The Public Relations Society of America Hawaii Chapter, a professional development organization committed to advancing the standards of the public relations profession announces its 2021 President and Board of Directors. The Board represents a diverse cross-section of leaders from several sectors that will position the organization to deliver even greater value and new benefits. The chapter elected William Nhieu as 2021 President. Nhieu …

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Remembering D. Parke Gibson, a Passionate Advocate for Race Relations and Public Relations

The following article first appeared in the February 2008 issue of PR Tactics. We are republishing the article here in honor of Black History Month. Established in 1990, the D. Parke Gibson Pioneer Award is PRSA’s highest individual honor presented to a PR professional who has contributed to increased awareness of public relations within multicultural …

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