Funerals and memorial services

FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., ranking member on the House Oversight Committee, speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Many faith leaders, activists and politicians in Baltimore have one thing in common: They were mentored by Cummings. Cummings, who died Thursday at 68, inspired and advised others, sharing his political wisdom. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 24, 2019 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Rep. Elijah Cummings is being remembered by congressional leaders and colleagues at the Capitol, where the Maryland Democrat will lie in state. Members of Cummings' family were joined by lawmakers on Thursday as they looked on from the East Front Plaza when the hearse...
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Norris Davis, friend of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, touches a banner with the likeness of the congressman after speaking during a viewing service at Morgan State University, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 24, 2019 - 8:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings will be remembered by congressional leaders and colleagues as he lies in state at the Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders will speak at an arrival ceremony Thursday...
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Norris Davis, friend of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, touches a banner with the likeness of the congressman after speaking during a viewing service at Morgan State University, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 24, 2019 - 7:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings will be remembered by congressional leaders and colleagues as he lies in state at the Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders will speak at an arrival ceremony Thursday...
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Norris Davis, friend of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, touches a banner with the likeness of the congressman after speaking during a viewing service at Morgan State University, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 24, 2019 - 7:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The late Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings will be remembered by congressional leaders and colleagues as he lies in state at the Capitol. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other congressional leaders will speak at an arrival ceremony Thursday...
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Emmanuel Stanley, grand master of Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland, right, hugs Maya Rockeymoore, widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, during a viewing service at Morgan State University, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 23, 2019 - 7:31 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday and a long line of speakers praised him as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services. During an evening...
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Emmanuel Stanley, grand master of Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland, right, hugs Maya Rockeymoore, widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, during a viewing service at Morgan State University, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. The Maryland congressman and civil rights champion died Thursday, Oct. 17, at age 68 of complications from long-standing health issues. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 23, 2019 - 6:04 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services. A tan hearse with a U.S. House of Representatives seal carrying...
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Pallbearers walk with a casket carrying the body of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings as it arrives at Morgan State University ahead of a public viewing, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 23, 2019 - 3:35 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services. A tan hearse with a U.S. House of Representatives seal carrying...
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Pallbearers walk with a casket carrying the body of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings as it arrives at Morgan State University ahead of a public viewing, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 23, 2019 - 11:37 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mourners, constituents and other well-wishers paid respects to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday as his body lay in repose at a historically black college in Baltimore ahead of the first in a series of services. A tan hearse with a U.S. House of Representatives seal carrying...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black Chicago boy, whose body was found in the Tallahatchie River near the Delta community of Money, Miss., Aug. 31, 1955. The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that a new historical marker was dedicated Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, with members of Till's family in attendance. This is the fourth historical marker at the site. The first was thrown in the river. The second and third signs were shot at and became riddled with bullet holes. (AP Photo, File)
October 19, 2019 - 9:53 pm
GLENDORA, Miss. (AP) — A new bulletproof memorial to Emmett Till was dedicated Saturday in Mississippi after previous historical markers were repeatedly vandalized. The brutal slaying of the 14-year-old black teenager helped spur the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago. The 14-year-old...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 file photo, Rev. Al Sharpton listens to remarks at the National Action Network House of Justice, in New York. A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton. On Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 the scene will unfold again, as Sharpton takes the pulpit to deliver remarks at the funeral of Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman who was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew when she was killed by a white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer responding to a call about an open front door. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 19, 2019 - 11:34 am
A life taken at the hands of police. A grieving family. A divided nation. A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton. The 65-year-old civil rights activist has become a constant of the Black Lives Matter era with his presence in the pulpit after police shootings of African Americans, showing up in...
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