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Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in About Blackacre, Adversity, Blackacre, Charlottesville, Dylann Roof, Forgiveness, Hurricane Harvey, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Neo Nazi's, Nonviolent Resistance, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, The Charleston Massacre, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Reason to Hope

Charleston, South Carolina, Charlottesville, Virginia and Houston Texas all share tragedy, two the result of man’s inhumanity to man, the latter by an act of nature....

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Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in About Blackacre, Adversity, Black Issues, Black Lives Matter, Black on Black Crime, Blackacre, Civil Rights, Domestic Terrorism, Jamal Dunn, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Opioids, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, social welfare, Terrorism, The Alt-Right, Virginia | 19 comments

Children Without Conscience, Response and Reply

On August 1, 2017, we published a post entitled, Heartless, Children Without Conscience. The piece took to task a group of 5 African American teens, who offered no...

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Posted by on Jul 24, 2016 in About Blackacre, Adversity, Black Lives Matter, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice System Reform, Dallas Police Shootings, Domestic Terrorism, Eric garner, Excessive Force, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Love, Mass Shootings, Orlando Massacre, Police Abuse, politics, Post Traumatic Stress, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public health, Public Policy, Race, Reconciliation, Slain Police, Terrorism | 6 comments

Children of Hate

Two men, miles apart sit alone in their rooms, vastly different yet eerily similar. One is clad in cowboy boots and western wear, with cigarettes butts, empty beer cans...

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Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in About Blackacre, Adversity, Black Lives Matter, Black on Black Crime, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, incarceration, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Michael Brown, Police Abuse, politics, Prison, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin | 0 comments

Social Caretaking, Missing the Point

You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter. Bill Clinton, April 7, 2016 The most pressing public policy issues facing African-Americans is not how...

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