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Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in About Blackacre, Black Lives Matter, Blackacre, Colin Kaepernick, Constitutional Rights, Flag Protest, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, National Anthem, Patriotism, Police Abuse, politics, Professional Sports, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Think Tank, Uncategorized | 3 comments

Colin Kaepernick, in Good Company

During an August, 26, 2016, preseason football game, San Francisco 49’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick did the unthinkable. In order to lodge a personal protest...

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Posted by on Aug 14, 2016 in Baltimore Riots, Black Issues, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Dallas Police Shootings, David Duke, Donald Trump, Eric garner, Ferguson, Immigration, Justice, Klu Klux Klan, Latinos, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Michael Brown, Police Abuse, politics, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, Slain Police, social welfare, Trayvon Martin, Uncategorized | 5 comments

Causation Versus Correlation, Race Relations in the Age of Obama

Dave, a good friend of mine and a hell of a tennis player recently shared his take on race relations in America. A Trump supporter, Dave believes that said relations...

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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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Posted by on Nov 29, 2015 in 2016 Pesidental Election, About Blackacre, Black Issues, Black Lives Matter, Black on Black Crime, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Donald Trump, Gun Violence, immigration, Justice, Laquan McDonald, Leadership, Mass Shootings, Planned Parenthood, Police Abuse, Police Video, politics, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Progressives, Public Policy, Race, Recording the Police, Right to Bear Arms, Second Amendment, Socio Economics, Terrorism, The Media, Think Tank, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What Do You Think?

What Do You Think?

There are many things we simply don’t get. We accept our political, ethnic and religious differences. Social alienation, mistrust of government and the reality of...

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