Mannie Jackson on The Daily Buzz

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

Lance Smith with The Daily Buzz interviews Mannie Jackson about the recent release of his autobiography Boxcar To Boardrooms. Watch it here:

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Mannie Jackson & Full Sail University

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in Education, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Basketball Hall of Famer Mannie Jackson Screens “Goose” Documentary at Full Sail Live MAY 1, 2012BY AMY CASSELL Basketball Hall of Famer Mannie Jacksonwas on campus last Friday afternoon to take part in the first public screening of Goose, the sports documentary he created and executive produced in partnership withTeamworks Media. The 45-minute film tells the story of Reece “Goose” Tatum, a former Harlem Globetrotter and Basketball Hall of Famer who became one of the game’s most entertaining players. “It’s such an...

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Lincoln Memorial Center for Humanities

Posted by on Apr 22, 2012 in Education, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Jackson attended the segregated Lincoln School as a child and has purchased the building and has turned it into a global Humanities Center. This is a great video of the mural Mannie had painted on the building honoring the history of Lincoln School.

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The Incredible Story of Mannie Jackson

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Education, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Feb. 10, 2011 http://www.bigten.org/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/021011aaa.html Big Ten Black History Month Website By Larry Watts Contributor, BigTen.org Now that he has more time on his hands, Mannie Jackson should finally finish writing that book. Gone are the days of traveling to 20 cities a month and working 15-16 hour days. However, the very fit and young-sounding 71-year-old is hardly knocking on the door of retirement. Although he sold 80 percent of his ownership in the Harlem Globetrotters in 2005, the multi-millionaire still remains as...

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Mannie L. Jackson I-LEAP Program

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mannie Jackson parlayed his talent on the basketball court into financial success as owner of the Harlem Globetrotters. His desire to sustain a supportive environment at Illinois, lead to the creation of the Mannie L. Jackson I-LEAP Program. I-LEAP scholars have a higher rate of retention and GPAs.

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Globetrotter’s Goal: Extend New York’s Museum Mile

Posted by on Apr 7, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Mannie Jackson, who was born in a boxcar and went on to travel the world as owner of the Harlem Globetrotters, has given $5 million to the Museum of African Art for its Fifth Avenue building, scheduled to open in late 2012. The gift will fund a gallery dedicated to the “heroic leadership” of Nelson Mandela, with whom Mr. Jackson said he and his family developed a close bond through many visits to South Africa. click the image below to read the...

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