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Timon Kyle Durrett and Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

A torrential rainstorm couldn’t keep Oakland, California’s progressive crowd away from a legacy Congressional candidate. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Ph.D., was greeted by supporters at the historic venue, Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, which has opened its doors for political events, fundraisers and public gatherings for five decades. A campaign fundraiser was held there in Cummings’ honor on…

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Rep. Elijah Cummings’ death has resonated across the country. On Thursday, Oct. 17, Rep. Cummings died at age 68. Cummings represented Maryland’s 7th District in Congress since 1996. He also served as chair of the Oversight Committee that had been investigating President Donald Trump regarding several issues and was an advocate for reforming criminal justice,…

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Right on cue, infuriatingly and disrespectfully, some Americans are confusing the late legendary Congressman Elijah Cummings with the venerated Georgia Rep. John Lewis. That’s why Lewis was trending No. 1 on Twitter Thursday morning, Oct. 17, 2019, instead of Cummings. Cummings, D-Maryland, suddenly passed away Thursday at age 68 from an undisclosed illness at Johns…

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Legendary Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Howard University grad and Baltimore attorney who led the fight in the hotly-contested impeachment process in Washington, has died. Cummings was 68 years old. According to the Baltimore Sun, Maryland’s largest newspaper, Cummings took a self-imposed moratorium from his role as the ranking chairman of the House of Representatives’…

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A tragic house fire in Baltimore has claimed the lives of six young children whose mother worked for Congressman Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland. According to fire officials the blaze broke out around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday while the mother Katie Malone — a veteran staffer with Maryland U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings was at home with her nine children.…

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A battle of popular giants is underway in Baltimore. It has been announced that Pastor Jamal Bryant, well known for his advocacy and appearance on major news programs, is challenging Rep. Elijah Cummings for his congressional seat. Bryant is the pastor of Empowerment Temple in Baltimore and played a key role in calming the streets…

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  This year’s dinner honored, Elijah Cummings, U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, has served since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes just over half of Baltimore City, as well as most of Howard County. He previously served in the Maryland House of Delegates. In his speech he highlighted that every day when he wakes up he…

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