This week in Black History

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April 30, 1983

Pioneering journalist Bob Maynard buys the Oakland Tribune, becoming the nation’s first black owner of a metro newspaper. That accomplishment, coupled with his passion for training minority journalists, made him known to some as the “Jackie Robinson of Publishing.”

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