Former President delivered powerful remarks on Friday to honor Rep. (D-Md.), who died last week after serving in Congress for decades.
Obama spoke held at New Psalmist Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland. He recognized the congressman and civil rights champion for his dedication as a public servant, and for his genuine kindness.
The former president said that after listening to the eulogies delivered by Cummings’ , he reflected that he would want his own daughters to know that “being a strong man includes being kind.”
“That there is nothing weak about kindness and compassion,” Obama said. “There is nothing weak about looking out for others. There is nothing weak about being honorable. You are not a sucker to