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Baltimore’s Honorable Elijah E. Cummings – a Warrior For All

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Honorable Elijah E. Cummings — a warrior for all

BALTIMORE (Los Angeles Blade) — We — the nation, the City of Baltimore, the State of Maryland, and the United States Congress — all suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Chairman Elijah E. Cummings on Oct. 17.

As a lifelong advocate for justice, equality, and the truth, Elijah Cummings was the true definition of a leader and his commitment to civility and humanity were invaluable in times such as these.

To many, he was a friend and trusted colleague, but to the members of the Congressional Black Caucus, he was a respected and revered member of our family.

To me, Mr. Cummings was a mentor.Born and raised in Baltimore to sharecroppers from South Carolina, Mr. Cummings knew firsthand the challenges of […]

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