Celebrating Black PR History – Second Annual Event


Celebrating Black PR History – Second Annual Event

Panel, exhibit and networking reception

Thursday, February 1, 2018, Joseph I. Lubin House, 11 East 61st Street, New York, New York, 6:00 pm. 

Learn about the extraordinary PR pioneers you never learned about in school. Meet social activist Ken Morris, descendant of both Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington, who will present the many communications lessons that may be learned from these pioneers. Listen to a fascinating panel of industry leaders as they discuss the need for diverse role models for today’s young professionals. Panelists include Dr. Rochelle L. Ford (chair, public relations department, Newhouse School of Public Communication, Syracuse University); Dr. Denise Hill (Elon University); Judith Harrison (Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Weber Shandwick, and president of the PRSA Foundation), Professor Donald Singletary (President, The Singletary Group), and Mike Paul (President, Reputation Doctor).

Book signing of Ofield with Dr. Rochelle L. Ford at 5:00 pm. Join Dr. Rochelle L. Ford at a book signing reception for Ofield: the Autobiography of Public Relations Man Ofield Dukes before tonight’s program. Purchase your copy of Ofield prior to the event at Amazon or Barnes and Noble, or at the event at a 20 percent discount.

This event is sponsored in part Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communication and The Museum of Public Relations.

Admission to event

Proceeds from ticket sales to this event will support the Ofield Dukes Scholarship Fund at Howard University, as well as the educational activities of the Museum, and tonight’s networking reception. Please register early. Seating is limited.

General Admission: $50

Student Admission: $5