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Retro Baltimore Trivia: U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings credits what African-American female politician in Maryland with launching his political career?

A young Elijah E. Cummings.
A young Elijah E. Cummings. (Handout photo)

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging.

Here’s last week’s trivia:

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QUESTION: U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings credits what African-American female politician in Maryland with launching his political career? Hint: She was one of the first black women elected to the Maryland General Assembly.

ANSWER: Lena King Lee (1906-2006). She also founded the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland in 1970.

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