• Mark Thompson

    Mark Thompson

     

    Mark Thompson was honored at the 104th Annual NAACP Convention in July 2013 “for 25 years of crusading journalism and outstanding leadership in furthering the work of civil and human rights.” He has organized and emceed most of the national civil and human rights events and demonstrations over the past two decades, and brought exclusive political coverage to his audience from an activist point of view. As an anti-apartheid activist, he received the name, "Matsimela Mapfumo," when he broadcast from South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994. The newsmakers, politicos, celebrities and athletes of the hour alike are most likely to be found on MIP.