Rev. Vernon Dobson–Baptist Minister & Baltimore Civil Rights Leader–Dead At 89
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Remembering a civil rights leader. Reverend Vernon Dobson has passed away.
The Baptist minister and civil rights leader died Saturday from complications of a stroke.
He had a hand in founding the Maryland Food Bank and fought for equality in Baltimore.
Dobson was 80 years old.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 2 at Saint Mark’s Institutional Baptist Church.