Remembering D. Parke Gibson, a passionate advocate for race relations and public relations

Publication Date: 2/2008

Source: SO01 Public Relations Tactics
Product Code: 6C-020807
Specialization(s): Multicultural - Diversity
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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 communities and participated in promoting issues that meet the needs of these diverse communities.

D. Parke Gibson, for whom the award is named, was a pioneer in multicultural public relations. He was the founder of the first Black-owned PR firm, D. Parke Gibson International, in New York in 1960. INSET: About the PRSA Multicultural Communications Professional Interest Section