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Bernadette Artharee-Scott, May 24, 1952 - January 22, 2020 

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, January 31, 2020, 11:00 a.m. at Bethel AME Church in Portland

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Lorenzo Ghiglieri, Nov. 25, 1931 - Jan. 28, 2020 

Lorenzo Ghiglieri, one of the world's best-recognized and most successful sculptors and artists, died Saturday in Vancouver, Wash.

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Nick Fish at The Skanner Foundation Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast 2018 (Photo by Julie Keefe) 

Commissioner Nick Fish died Thursday after a long battle with cancer

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Nathan L. Jones 

Nathan L. Jones passed away from complications of a stroke on November 1, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, December 22, 2019.

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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File) 

Bernard J. Tyson was the company's first African American CEO and under his leadership, they experienced major gains in revenue, jobs and their network of physicians

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Gaines’ poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation town germinated stories of Black struggles that grew into universal stories of grace and beauty

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(Stephanie Yao/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

Boyle took over the small outdoor clothing company in 1970 and helped build the struggling company into a national brand and retailer

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In this March 25, 2015 file photo, Rep. John Walker, D-Little Rock, speaks at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston File) 

Walker, a Democrat, had represented a Little Rock district in the state House since 2011 and had been involved in some of the most high-profile discrimination and civil rights cases

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Billy Easter Sr., March 21, 1939 - Sept. 30, 2019 

March 21, 1939 - Sept. 30, 2019

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In this May 1964 file photo, Associated Press journalist, Kathryn Johnson sits at her desk in Atlanta. (AP photo) 

She began covering Martin Luther King Jr. when he was a little-known Baptist preacher from Atlanta, and was the only journalist allowed inside the King home the day he was assassinated

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