Cummings lies in repose at Morgan; visitors pay respects

Cummings lies in repose at Morgan; visitors pay respects


VANESSA: ELIJAH CUMMINGS IS
BEING REMEMBERED AS A FRIEND NOT
ONLY TO THOSE WHO KNEW HIM
PERSONALLY BUT TO THE PEOPLE WHO
ELECTED HIM TO SERVE IN THE
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR MORE THAN TWO DECADES. MANY SAID HE CAN REST EASY AFTER
A JOB WELL DONE. VANESSA: PASSIONATE, PROFOUND,
AND PERSONAL.>>HE WASN’T ABOUT THE PEOPLE. I’M GOING TO SAY THAT AGAIN. HE WAS NOT ABOUT THE PEOPLE, HE
WAS THE PEOPLE. VANESSA: CONGRESSMAN ELIJAH
CUMMINGS IS BEING REMEMBERED AS
A SELFLESS GOD FEARING MAN AND A
WARRIOR. FOR ELIJAH, IT WAS ALWAYS
ABOUT FIGHTING FOR PEOPLE. IT WAS ABOUT JOBS, AND IT WAS
ABOUT JUSTICE.>>HE MAY HAVE BEEN
MILD-MANNERED, BUT HAVEN’T
FORGET — HEAVEN FOR DID ANYONE
STAND GLEAM — STAND BETWEEN
ELIJAH AND JUSTICE. THEY WOULD HEAR FROM ELIJAH. VANESSA: JOINED ON STAGE BY THE
MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CHOIR. JACK YOUNG REFLECTED ON HOW THE
CONGRESSMAN TOOK TIME OUT TO
CALL A NEW MAYOR FACING MANY
CHALLENGES TO ASK HOW HE COULD
HELP.>>I AM GOING TO MISS HIS
SPIRIT. THE GALL OF US CAN LEARN A LOT
FROM CONGRESSMAN CUMMINGS. WE SHOULD ALL PLEDGE TO EXTEND
OUR HANDS AND ASK, HOW CAN I
HELP YOU? VANESSA: HE WAS A MENTOR TO
MANY.>>HE WAS NEVER TOO PROUD OR TOO
HIGH-MINDED TO INVEST IN US. HE MENTORED ALL OF US ADVERTISE
SPOKE>>HE OFTEN SAID IN
SPEECHES HOW PROUD HE WAS AND
HOW PROUD HE WAS TO BE PART OF
OUR DESTINY. VANESSA: ALL SAY CONGRESSMAN
CUMMINGS CAN REST PEACEFULLY
AFTER A LIFE WELL LIVED.>>EVEN THROUGH OUR SADNESS AND
OUR TEARS, WE CAN BE COMFORTED
KNOWING CONGRESSMAN ELIJAH
CUMMINGS LIVE HIS LIFE IN SUCH A
WAY THAT GOD’S PROMISE FOR A
PREPARED PLACE FOR PREPARED PEOPLE IS NOW FULFILLED. VANESSA: THREE FRATERNAL
ORGANIZATIONS CONGRESSMAN
CUMMINGS WAS A PART OF ALSO
HONORED HIM DURING THE SERVICE. LIVE FROM MORGAN STATE
UNIVERSITY, VANESSA HERRING,
WBAL TV 11 N

4 thoughts on “Cummings lies in repose at Morgan; visitors pay respects

  1. He will truly be missed on this side.My spirit is with you.May u rest in peace & let God's love comfort the broken heart only He can mend.R.I.P Congressman Elisha Cummings. Respectful the Delaney Family. M.P.C.C. Family as well.Oct.25,2019

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