A statue honoring the late Elijah Cummings can replace Taney monument
Oct 21, 2019 | 1:39 PM
The removal of the Mount Vernon Square monument honoring Roger Taney, the Supreme Court justice who authored the insupportable Dred Scott decision, was a positive step forward for the city. The remaining plinth, however, is an eyesore without a sculpture sitting atop it. What could be better than a statue of Elijah Cummings to replace it (“Rep. Elijah Cummings was a skilled politician and staunch defender of Baltimore,” Oct. 17)?