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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 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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