Moment in Maryland Black History: Ida Rebecca Cummings

BaltimoreMarch 17, 2014 – Segment 3

This day in history marks the birth of Ida Rebecca Cummings, an educator and pioneering clubwoman.  Born in Baltimore, Cummings was a school teacher who advocated for improved conditions in housing and health care for the poor.

Lisa Crawley, Resource Center Manager at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, joins us for this segment.


Written by Marc Steiner

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