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Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89.

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Former NBA great Bill Russell speaks during a news conference at the NBA All-Star basketball weekend, Feb. 14, 2009, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, file) 

The most prolific winner in NBA history, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., stood with Muhammad Ali and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

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Constance "Connie" G. Carley 

Our beloved Connie lost her battle with Cancer, however, her humble legacy will forever live on at PassinArt: A Theatre Company. There, they pass art, history, and culture from one generation to the next, which embodies Connie's life mission.

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Nellie Mae Coney 

A small ceremony will be held at Willamette Cemetery on Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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Paul E. Stewart Jr., October 22, 1945 - June 23, 2022 

Paul E. Stewart Jr. was born October 22, 1945 in Portland, and passed away June 23, 2022.

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Jerry Bitz, March 25, 1935 - April 20, 2022 

The funeral mass will be at St. Andrew Catholic Church, NE 8th and Alberta on June 4 at 11 a.m.

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Adolph Spears Sr., January 22, 1943 - March 16, 2022 

Services will be held April 2, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian, 1624 NE Hancock St. in Portland, Ore.

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Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters performs at Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival at The Park at Harlinsdale on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in Franklin, Tenn. (Photo by Al Wagner/Invision/AP, File) 

Seattle's Foo Fighters had been scheduled to play at a festival in Bogota, Colombia, on Friday night. Hawkins' final concert was Sunday at another festival in San Isidro, Argentina.

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Deborah Elaine Williams 

Homegoing Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022, 10:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Church

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