Thompson is one of four accomplished women who will be inducted March 23 into the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women's History Hall of Fame.
The celebration is jointly sponsored by the Levine Museum of the New South and the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc. - Charlotte Club.
In recognition of Women's History Month, the event was created to celebrate women in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County who have blazed trails, broken barriers and initiated programs that have affected the community.
Fifty-three women from diverse walks of life have been inducted since 2000. This Hall of Fame is the only one of its kind in North Carolina.
The national organization was founded in 1935. The Charlotte club started in 1977 under the leadership of Anna Hood.
"I am truly honored and humbled by this, that they would acknowledge what we've tried to do in this community"
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