We’re mourning the sudden loss of Congressman Elijah Cummings along with Baltimore and the rest of the nation. Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes called in to the Larry Young Morning Show to offer her condolences.
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Scroll through for additional reactions from city and state leaders as well as local institutions and Baltimoreans.
2/2 After we pause to reflect on @RepCummings immense legacy, the greatest tribute we can make is to commit ourselves to the work and the people he cared so deeply about. We send our love and condolences to his loving wife, Maya, and his staff, constituents, family and friends.— Nick J. Mosby (@Nick_Mosby) October 17, 2019
Congressman Cummings believed in the power of government to improve lives, and he was a champion for those who needed a strong voice for them in Washington. He dedicated his life to the people of the Baltimore region, and we are better for his service. May he Rest In Peace.— County Executive Johnny Olszewski (@BaltCoExec) October 17, 2019
Like all of Baltimore and Maryland, we are saddened by the passing of the Honorable Elijah Cummings, a champion for our city and our state. pic.twitter.com/QOlfZ4Dga8— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) October 17, 2019
This morning Bro. Congressman Elijah Cummings took flight to eternal rest. I will forever be inspired by his commitment to service for the city of Baltimore and the entire country! May he Rest In Peace, for his works do follow him.— Tony Donaldson Jr. (@TonyDonaldsonJr) October 17, 2019
Culture for Service, Service for Humanity pic.twitter.com/dcL3KPDBoI
We join Baltimore, Maryland and the nation as we mourn the loss of Cong. Elijah Cummings. He was an advocate, a patriot and a friend. Here are a few memories from the 2016 MGG Symposium. @JohnsHopkinsDOM @HopkinsMedNews @medgreatergood @MERIT_Baltimore @HopkinsBayview pic.twitter.com/JmKu4YPKFj— Johns Hopkins CIM (@Hopkins_CIM) October 17, 2019
My heart is pretty heavy, what a bad news, my heart beats in pains of a great lost to the family of Elijah Cummings, the people of Baltimore and of course the entire United States.— Nechi Emma I. (@nechi_i) October 17, 2019
A great man we wished, you'd stay a little more, but God loves you, Rest in the bosom of The Lord.
As we join 50+ young leaders today to hear about what they & Baltimore City’s nearly 200k youth—need to thrive, we honor U.S. Rep Elijah Cummings, who started his lifelong journey as leader, advocate for social justice & champion for Baltimore’s children as a young person himself pic.twitter.com/3z5ovJDrIF— Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success (@bmorechildren) October 17, 2019