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The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 35 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Mark, hosts Make It Plain, a political, human rights and non-mainstream news podcast. Mark’s lifelong social justice activism intersects with his years of experience broadcasting the news and issues of the day. Newsmakers, politicos, policy-makers, entertainers and athletes alike make MIP a frequent sojourn.

The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 35 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Mark, hosts Make It Plain, a political, human rights and non-mainstream news podcast. Mark’s lifelong social justice activism intersects with his years of experience broadcasting the news and issues of the day. Newsmakers, politicos, policy-makers, entertainers and athletes alike make MIP a frequent sojourn.
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The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 35 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Mark, hosts Make It Plain, a political, human rights and non-mainstream news podcast. Mark’s lifelong social justice activism intersects with his years of experience broadcasting the news and issues of the day. Newsmakers, politicos, policy-makers, entertainers and athletes alike make MIP a frequent sojourn.

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@minisster

Language:

English


Episodes

"The Great Hack" and Big Data

9/20/2019
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Erin Barnett and Pedro Kos, editors of Netflix original documentary "The Great Hack" discuss the ways in which social media manipulates us, during election years and beyond. Host: Mark Thompson Executive Producer: Adell Coleman Producer: Andrew Marshello Distributor: DCP Entertainment For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:43:28

Nona Hendryx, A Cyborg?!

9/13/2019
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Nona Hendryx pays tribute to Sun-Ra, enlightens on Afrofuturism and plans to become a cyborg. Host: Mark Thompson Executive Producer: Adell Coleman Producer: Andrew Marshello Distributor: DCP Entertainment For additional content: Subscribe to the Make It Plain LIVE Daily Call-in Show Mon-Fri 7-9a ET at makeitplain.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:09:45

Democracy In Peril: Part II

9/6/2019
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Mark Thompson presents part 2 of a UDC Institute for Politics, Policy & History panel on disinformation & voter suppression in 2016 and 2020, moderated by Mark Thompson and featuring former Naval Intelligence Officer Malcolm Nance, Ambassador Daniel Fried, the League of Women Voters' Virginia Kase, and U of Baltimore Prof. Gilda Daniels. Host: Mark Thompson Executive Producer: Adell Coleman Producer: Andrew Marshello Distributor: DCP Entertainment For additional content Subscribe to the...

Duration:00:44:12

Democracy In Peril: Part I

8/30/2019
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Mark Thompson moderates a UDC Institute for Politics, Policy & History panel on disinformation & voter suppression in 2016 and 2020 with former Naval Intelligence Officer Malcolm Nance, Ambassador Daniel Fried, the League of Women Voters' Virginia Kase, and U of Baltimore Prof. Gilda Daniels. Host: Mark Thompson Executive Producer: Adell Coleman Producer: Andrew Marshello Distributor: DCP Entertainment For additional content Subscribe to the Make It Plain LIVE Daily Call-in Show Mon-Fri...

Duration:00:48:22

Tony & Lauren Dungy on Faith and Family

8/23/2019
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This week, Mark Thompson is joined by former Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy and author & early education specialist Lauren Dungy to discuss their books We Chose You: A Book About Adoption, Family and Forever Love, and Carson Chooses Forgiveness. They also discuss Jay-Z's collaboration with the NFL, and family separation at the border. Host: Mark Thompson Executive Producer: Andrew Marshello Talent Bookers: A Lopez Media Distributor: DCP Entertainment For information regarding...

Duration:00:31:14

Scared Of Revolution: Umar Bin Hassan

8/16/2019
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Poet and activist Umar Bin Hassan joins Mark Thompson in studio to discuss his life, decades of work, and the new documentary about his life, Scared of Revolution: The Untold Story of the Godfather of Rap. Host: Mark Thompson Executive Producer: Andrew Marshello Talent Bookers: A Lopez Media Distributor: DCP Entertainment For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:32:35

Behind Every Great Movement There Are Women In The Forefront

8/9/2019
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Mark Thompson sits amongst a panel of women at the NAACP convention in Detroit. With Canada serving as their back drop they discuss the all to real fears of deportation, asylum, and safe spaces for those that don’t belong here according to Trumps Presidency. They also discus the importance of removing hate speech, and how they’re not only empowering each other but their various communities to restore peace amongst diverse communities. It is now more important than ever to call out hatred and...

Duration:00:51:58

The Rev. Kaji Douša A Ministry for Immigrants and Asylum Seekers

8/2/2019
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The Rev. Kaji Douša, Pastor of Park Avenue Christian Church in NY and Co-Chair of the New Sanctuary Coalition on her ministry with immigrants and asylum seekers. During a recent trip to the border, Rev. Douša was detained and interrogated by Customs and Border Protection. She has since been placed on a watchlist. She has filed a federal lawsuit alleging her First Amendment Rights and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act have been violated. For information regarding your data privacy,...

Duration:00:44:30

A Forever Freedom Fighter

7/26/2019
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93 year old, Mildred Roxborough recounts her life of service to the NAACP for the past seven decades . She has worked with amazing Civil Rights Leaders such as Rosa Parks, Medgar Evers, Dr King, Thurgood Marshall and many more. #getwoke Subscribe to the Make It Plain LIVE Daily Call-in Show Mon-Fri 7-9a ET at makeitplain.com For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:13

Tamika Mallory On The State of the Women’s March

7/18/2019
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Mark talks with Tamika Mallory, co founder of the Women’s March, about the state of the women’s movement, Black women and feminism, Eric Garner, the 2020 presidential race and she offers advice for women going through their own trials. For more Subscribe to the Make It Plain Live Daily Call-in Show Mon-Fri 7-9a ET at makeitplain.com Producer, Arafat Arman For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:06