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.

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