MLK: A Committed Life

On this day, we celebrate the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who sacrificed his life in the fight for civil rights.  Just days after his assassination, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1968. Two score years later, Sen. Barack Obama was elected the 44th president of the U.S., becoming the first African-American elected…Read More

Being Purpose-Driven Can Make Dynamic Changes in PR and the World, Says 2016 PRWeek Hall of Famer Patrice Tanaka

Post written by Jeff Wilson at www.buzzbinpadillaCRT.com. PRWeek paid tribute to six luminaries of the public relations industry by inducting them into the fourth class of the PRWeek Hall of Fame in a celebration at the Grand Hyatt in New York on December 5. The 2016 honorees including Patrice Tanaka, co-founder of Patrice Tanaka & Company,…Read More

Post-Election Purpose and Joy

I was in the election night crowd at The Jacob Javits Center, hoping to be part of an historic moment to celebrate America’s first female President.   The unexpected outcome makes this a sad and confusing time for me and others who helped Hillary Clinton win the popular vote.  I awoke the morning after to…Read More