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Mark Thompson

Host of "Make It Plain" on SiriusXM

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Mark Thompson Biography

Mark began his broadcast career in 1988 with Radio One, Inc. under the guidance of Cathy Hughes. His show, "Make It Plain", was the first talk show to sign on XM Satellite Radio in 2001. He was the first African American talk host on SiriusXM Progress, and one of few African Americans in the U.S. hosting a daily, national show on a progressive/liberal talk format.

He helped to organize the National African American Leadership Summit which grew out of the NAACP, under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, and he co-chaired the 1996 National Black Political Convention. He has emceed the Million Man March, every anniversary of the March on Washington, and the annual commemoration of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. He recently emceed the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March.

Mark chaired the NAACP Metropolitan Police and Criminal Justice Review Task Force for the DC Branch. In that capacity, he co-authored legislation establishing the Board and Office of Police Complaints, and facilitated the beginning of an unprecedented study on racial profiling. He also taught courses in diversity awareness and cultural sensitivity at the DC Police Academy.

He is a Life Member of the NAACP, the National Action Network, the National Congress of Black Women and the National Organization of Women. Mark is also a frequent guest on numerous television networks.

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Host of "Make It Plain" on SiriusXM

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Mark Thompson Biography

Mark began his broadcast career in 1988 with Radio One, Inc. under the guidance of Cathy Hughes. His show, "Make It Plain", was the first talk show to sign on XM Satellite Radio in 2001. He was the first African American talk host on SiriusXM Progress, and one of few African Americans in the U.S. hosting a daily, national show on a progressive/liberal talk format.

He helped to organize the National African American Leadership Summit which grew out of the NAACP, under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, and he co-chaired the 1996 National Black Political Convention. He has emceed the Million Man March, every anniversary of the March on Washington, and the annual commemoration of Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. He recently emceed the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March.

Mark chaired the NAACP Metropolitan Police and Criminal Justice Review Task Force for the DC Branch. In that capacity, he co-authored legislation establishing the Board and Office of Police Complaints, and facilitated the beginning of an unprecedented study on racial profiling. He also taught courses in diversity awareness and cultural sensitivity at the DC Police Academy.

He is a Life Member of the NAACP, the National Action Network, the National Congress of Black Women and the National Organization of Women. Mark is also a frequent guest on numerous television networks.

Mark Thompson Videos

  • Rev. Mark Thompson speaks with Jay Z
  • Rev. Mark Thompson speaks at 2017 Women's Convention
    Oct 29, 2017 ... Rev. Mark Thompson speaks at 2017 Women's Convention Sojourner Truth Luncheon. Make It Plain. Loading... Unsubscribe from Make It...
  • Mark Thompson 'Our children are invisible' | MSNBC
    Feb 18, 2014 ... 2/17/14 Mark Thompson talks about our duty to both the children, like ... Mark Thompson 'Our children are invisible' | MSNBC. Make...

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  • How to book Mark Thompson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mark Thompson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Mark Thompson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mark Thompson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mark Thompson?

    Booking fees for Mark Thompson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mark Thompson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mark Thompson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mark Thompson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mark Thompson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mark Thompson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mark Thompson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Mark Thompson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Mark Thompson for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Mark Thompson generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mitzi Miller, Bobby Seale, Laolu Senbanjo, Michael W. Twitty and Damon Davis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mark Thompson for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Mark Thompson Speaker Videos

  • Rev. Mark Thompson speaks with Jay Z
    Rev. Mark Thompson speaks at 2017 Women's Convention
    Oct 29, 2017 ... Rev. Mark Thompson speaks at 2017 Women's Convention Sojourner Truth Luncheon. Make It Plain. Loading... Unsubscribe from Make It Plain ...
  • Mark Thompson 'Our children are invisible' | MSNBC
    Feb 18, 2014 ... 2/17/14 Mark Thompson talks about our duty to both the children, like ... Mark Thompson 'Our children are invisible' | MSNBC. Make It Plain.
    Mark Thompson, radio host, talks about African Ancestry Experience ...
    Jul 17, 2008 ... Mark Thompson, host of "Make It Plain" on Sirius Radio, and his daughter talk about the importance of discovering your African roots and his ...

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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