Billie Holiday Project Mural Celebrates Legacy of Elijah Cummings

Colorful Elijah Cummings mural on the side of a building

“Never let anyone define you.” It was a favorite phrase of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died a year ago, and it is now immortalized in a mural celebrating the longtime congressman in West Baltimore. The Upton Planning Community—a consortium of seven nearby neighborhood associations—endorsed the project and its creator, Adam Stab. Graffiti writer and muralist Stab has held the artist-in-residence fellowship at the Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts at the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences since January. Read the full story.