Stories by Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson hosts Make It Plain, the drive-time, politics-and-human-rights talk show on SiriusXM Left 127, airing live on week nights, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET. Also known as Matsimela Mapfumo, Mark is an ordained minister with a Masters in Divinity from Howard University. Follow him on Twitter: @MakeItPlain. subscribe to Mark Thompson's feed

Posted on: Apr 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The journey toward knowledge of sports in the last half of the 20th century begins with knowing Jackie -- and what he did off the field as a civil rights hero.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: AlterNet

As Easter week bleeds into the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, a minister finds parallels between Calvary and a balcony of the Lorraine Motel.