Rep. Elijah Cummings, sitting outdoors, in a black suit, looking straight ahead.
The Honorable Elijah Cummings

The late Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD-7) was a dedicated public servant, advocating for Marylanders in the U.S. House of Representatives for over 20 years. Prior to his service in Congress, Rep. Cummings served for 14 years in the Maryland House of Delegates. Rep. Cummings was a graduate of Howard University, and advocated for the success of HBCUs and their graduates throughout his career. He served faithfully on the CBCPAC Board until his death in October 2019.