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Grandma's Hands Award Reignites National Grandparents Day
As seen on Black Collegian and Diversity Employers
September 24, 2012
Education is Useless
September 19, 2012
Pathways, Persistence, and Promise: Helping Underserved Youth Succeed in College
August 29, 2012
Faith Matters for July 14, 2012
The Advocate
July 14, 2012
Inspiring Words of Wisdom: Grandma's Hands, Cherished Moments of Faith and Wisdom
Bronze Magazine
June 25, 2012
Calvin Mackie: Lending A Helping Hand
New Orleans Data News Weekly
May 19, 2012
Grandma's Hands A Tale of Love and Strength
WWLTV - Eyewitness News
May 10, 2012
Grandma's Hands Celebrates Mothers Around The World
The Baltimore Times
May 4, 2012
Grandma's Hands Celebrates Mothers Around The World
Style Magazine
April 25, 2012
How Can Minorities Achieve The American Dream Without A Quality Education?
April 23, 2012
Four School Districts Honored for Gains in AP® Access
Daily Connection - AP Annual Conference 2011
July 23, 2011
Young Black Men Face Challenges In NOLA
WDSU New Orleans Channel 6
May 6, 2011
Teach For Urban America
More Black Male Teachers Needed
Teachers Of Color
October 28, 2010

USC has a New Blueprint for Engineers
Competition Looks to Build Entrepreneurial Skill Set
LA Business Journal
October 4, 2010

Professional learning: The Cree School
Board congregates in downtown Montreal
to share, work and learn together
the Nation
October 23, 2009

Emerging leaders energized in the
black community
October 27, 2009

Speaker shows there’s value in setting
high goals
Evansville Press & Courier
August 3, 2009

Panel researches black males’ status
Advocate Capitol News Bureau
Mar 6, 2009

Mackie Speaks, Kids Listen
MetroNews (Halifax, Canada)
October 24, 2008

“100 Black Men” honor mentors
NBC affiliate WBIR (Knoxville, Tennessee)
June 1, 2008

Renowned Mentor Calvin Mackie
to Keynote at Pre-Service Teacher
National Institute of Aerospace, News Release
February 11, 2008

Tough Transition From
FEMA Trailer To Home
February 1, 2008

Redefining The Paradigm Of Education
December 24, 2006

Calvin Mackie reaches out to youth in
Flint, Michigan
ABC affiliate WJRT (Flint, Michigan)
November 18, 2006

‘Put your dreams on the mirror:’
Motivational speaker Calvin Mackie
uses his experiences to urge youngsters
to succeed
Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton
Beach, FL)
August 20, 2006

New Book Offers Hilarious, Heartfelt
Look at Black Poppa Who Raised Three
Boys on the Roof
Business Wire
March 14, 2005

NASA Conference Encourages Future
Educators: Pre-service Teachers Get
Tools They Need to Succeed
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
News Release 04-010
February 7, 2005