Journalist Dori Maynard, Newsroom Diversity Champion, Remembered

Dori Maynard —president of the Robert C. Maynard Institute of Journalism Education named for her father, the legendary African American reporter, editor and publisher— was passionate about the fight for diversity and inclusion in media. Maynard succumbed to lung cancer last Tuesday in her West Oakland home. She was 56, the same age as her father when his life ended. Peers, educators, and close family friends remembered the lauded journalist during a memorial service at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland, Calif.

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