By CBS Baltimore Staff
A well-known civil rights organizer from Baltimore has died.
Betty Garman Robinson died over the weekend, OSI-Baltimore tweeted. She was 81 years old.
According to a biography on the Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights’ website, Robinson worked in public health and occupational health. She also spent two years as a staff member with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and six years as the lead organizer of the Citizens Planning and Housing Association, a group that brings communities together to address quality of life issues.