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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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Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) 

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was a sharecropper's son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Trump

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Frankie Redding, Jr., Oct. 29, 1946 - Sept. 22, 2019 (photo by Greg Johnson) 

The public is invited to a musical Celebration of Life for Frankie to be held Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Spare Room.

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This 1972 file image shows singer and actress Diahann Carroll. (AP Photo/Jean-Jacques Levy, File) 

Although she was not the first Black woman to star in her own TV show, she was the first to star as someone other than a servant

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Services will be held Saturday Oct 5, 2019 at Emmanuel Temple Church, 1033 N. Sumner Street

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Dr. William H. Lee, May 29, 1936 - Sept. 22, 2019 (Photo courtesy the Sacramento Observer) 

He was tireless in the fight for access and respect for Black journalists

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The daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer.

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Baxter Leach (Photo: Tyrone P. Easley) 

1968 Memphis Sanitation worker Baxter Leach mourned as ‘an honorable man’

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