Civil Rights Giant Marion Bascom Dies At Age 87
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A giant has fallen. That’s just one way Rev. Marion Bascom is being remembered.
The civil rights giant passed away of a heart attack.
Bascom was pastor of Douglas Memorial Community Church for 46 years.
He was a leader in the founding of Associated Black Charities and Baltimore’s first black fire commissioner.
Bascom was 87 years old.