All treats, no tricks! Khloé Kardashian got into the Halloween spirit during a festive night out with daughter True Thompson and niece Dream Kardashian. “Khloé was a hands-on mom. She was so sweet and so nice. She was so appreciative of getting to bring the kids to the Halloween attraction.” an eyewitness exclusively told Us […]

The Fred D. Thompson U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Nashville was dedicated Friday afternoon, capping a quarter century effort to replace the aging Estes Kefauver Federal Building. Photographer Ray Di Pietro lives near the courthouse in downtown Nashville and documented the event. A host of state and local political luminaries were there, including former […]

I have sought assistance from the U.S. House Rep. Bennie Thompson to address the perpetual maternity crisis facing Black mothers and babies in his district since 2018, but my pleas have fallen on deaf ears. Thompson has served  as the Democratic representative for Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District since 1993 and was the only Mississippi congressman […]

Rep. Bennie Thompson knows all too well the dangers of a democracy denied. The longest serving African-American elected official in Mississippi, Thompson started his political career just four years after the Civil Rights Act of 1965 granted him access to his local government. Now 74, Thompson heads the House’s Jan. 6 committee investigating the insurrection […]

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS – Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two incumbent congressmen in Mississippi won party primaries Tuesday, and two others were facing challengers. If runoffs are needed, they will be June 28. Republican Rep. Trent Kelly defeated Mark D. Strauss in north Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District. Kelly won a 2015 special election […]

Thompson refused. “People I know fought and died in this country for me to have the right to represent them and for them to have the right to vote,” Thompson told CNN. “I’m not going to let any insurrectionist, rioter, crazy person come here and take this pin.” As a congressman from Mississippi, Thompson has […]

Back in his days at Illinois State University, Jackie Thompson Jr. ’93 was an active member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity and even played football his freshman year, earning a letter as a fullback and member of the special teams. Everyone called him J.J., as his friends still do. But these days, when he’s […]

Philadelphia native Marilyn Thompson is a retired human resources who held high-level roles at companies like General Electric, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson She was often the only woman of color at the corporate table, and the first woman to hold various key leadership positions. Thompson earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology […]

On a panel of US space experts and leaders speaking at the Reagan National Defense Forum in a panel moderated by CNN’s Kristin Fisher, Gen. Thompson warned China could overtake the US in space capabilities by the end of the decade. “The fact, that in essence, on average, they are building and fielding and updating […]

A Space Force general said American satellites are attacked by adversaries every day in ways that flirt with “acts of war,” and the US will lose a space arms race if it doesn’t take action. China and Russia regularly strike US satellites with lasers, radiofrequency jammers, and cyber attacks, Gen. David Thompson told The Washington […]

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