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Posted by on Jul 16, 2017 in About Blackacre, Blackacre, Crack cocaine, crime, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice System Reform, Forgiveness, incarceration, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Opioids, politics, Poverty, Prison, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Progressives, Public Policy, Reconciliation, Shame, social welfare, Think Tank, Uncategorized | 6 comments

Crack vs. Opioids, the Arbitrary Nature of the War on Drugs and Social Rejection

  Are we the only ones who see a problem here? Are we the only ones concerned with how some people who self-medicate to dull the pain of living are thrown in jail...

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Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in About Blackacre, Black Issues, Blackacre, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice System Reform, Family and Children, incarceration, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Parenting, politics, Post Traumatic Stress, Poverty, Prison, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Uncategorized | 3 comments

Children of Prisoners: the Mark of Cain

According to a 2014, Rutgers University fact sheet entitled Children and Families of the Incarcerated, more than 2.7 million children in the U. S. have an incarcerated...

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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 Nov 22, 2015 in About Blackacre, Black Issues, Black on Black Crime, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice System Reform, Family and Children, Gun Violence, Justice, Leadership, politics, Post Traumatic Stress, Poverty, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Progressives, Public health, Public Policy, Race, Think Tank | 0 comments

Connected by Trauma, Community Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Connected by Trauma, Community Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

When it comes to pressing public policy issues, ending the Black Diaspora and freeing America from the rusty nail of race is the butter on our roll. More than a focus,...

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