Remembering Elijah Cummings

One of my fondest memories is from early 2007, getting up at 5 am to drive to rural W. Virginia to canvas for a little-known young senator who was running for president. I got...

Thank You For Your Service To Baltimore

On behalf of Associated Black Charities, we join with the rest of the nation in deep sadness upon the passing of Representative Elijah Cummings. Not only was he a constant champion of our work,...

CCG Publisher and CEO Mourns the Death of ‘Dear Friend’ Congressman Elijah Cummings

Career Communications Group, Inc., (CCG) a media company based in Maryland’s 7th District, is saddened by the announcement Thursday that Congressman Elijah E. Cummings had died. The following statement was sent by CCG publisher...

Elijah Cummings Memories

This photo was taken at the Howard University Charter Day gala in March 2016. Elijah and I came from Baltimore to Howard as freshman the same year. What a champion and warrior! He fought...

The AME Church Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

Statement on the Death of Congressman Elijah Cummings The servant leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the Social Action Commission pray a Psalm 121 blessing on the grieving wife, family, friends, and constituents...

We Mourn The Loss Of An Icon

The NAACP mourns the passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings—a resounding civil rights icon that prevailed in the face of adversity against all odds. As a statesman devoted to Baltimore and the civil rights movement, Congressman...

Rest in Peace Elijah Cummings

I was heartbroken when I woke this morning to the news that Congressman Elijah Cummings had passed away. Elijah and I have known each other for some 40 years. He was a warrior for...

A Tribute to Elijah Cummings

Our nation, state, city and the communities he so ably served has lost a great man, and I have lost a great friend and colleague. Elijah Cummings was the epitome of the word public...

Baltimore Community Remembers Elijah Cummings

Rep. Elijah Cummings with Sonya Murphy at the AFRO’s 85th Clean Block Celebration this past August at Cylburn Arboretum. If you’d like to share your condolences and fond memories with the AFRO readership, please...

Rep. Cummings Wrote His Love for Baltimore

When we approached Rep. Elijah Cummings to write the foreword of the AFRO’s book, “The Thing I Love About Baltimore,” there was no hesitation. In spite of his schedule and the many things he...

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings Has Died

By BRIAN WITTE Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died...

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