Mon 28 Oct, 2019
“His voice could shake mountains, stir the most cynical hearts, inspiring us all to do better.”
We lost a REAL real one this month in Elijah Cummings, what many called the moral backbone of congress. Leaders from both chambers and both sides of the hall praised Cummings. He had integrity and represented what it meant to be a true patriot.
Last Thursday his colleagues honored him with a reverent and well deserved service. Cummings is the first African American lawmaker to lie in state and his legacy will live on in the pages of American history.
Cummings impacted everyone he encountered deeply on a personal level and as a civil rights leader. Most recently he was leading the Trump inquiry for impeachment, and leading very passionately on behalf of immigrant children.
From the humble beginnings of a sharecropper’s son to civil rights champion of the people, his story is one that will be told for generations to come.
He advocated for the poor and held Baltimore down like a G. Before he passed away in Hospice he was feverantly signing legislation and helping low-income children and their parents thrive as much with the resources they have and could afford.
Rest in Power King Cummings you will be missed and remembered.