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Connections: Discussing the legacy of Elijah Cummings

Oct 18, 2019

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