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Connections: Discussing the legacy of Elijah Cummings

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The United States lost a civil rights leader this week, with the passing of longtime Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings. We discuss does his legacy, as well as the importance of African American representation in government.

Our guests:

  • Larry Knox, political and community engagement coordinator for 1199 SEIU 
  • Michelle Daniels, super Democratic volunteer
  • Paul Hypolite, political strategist
  • Tianna Mañón, publicist, journalist, and political analyst
  • Robert Hoggard, doctoral student at the Warner School of Education, and development associate at Rochester Regional Health

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.