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Posted by on Oct 1, 2017 in About Blackacre, Blackacre, Charlottesville, Colin Kaepernick, Constitutional Rights, Donald Trump, Excessive Force, Flag Protest, Football, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, National Anthem, Patriotism, politics, Professional Sports, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, Silent Protest, Think Tank | 8 comments

The ‘Knee Thing’

We confess that the issue of political speech is complex, especially when it concerns patriotism and race. A Cleveland Tennessee business owner is pulling his...

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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 Nov 2, 2014 in About Blackacre, Education, Family and Children, Finances, Leadership, money, Parenting, Poverty, Professional Sports, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Self Improvement, social welfare, Socio Economics, Think Tank, Uncategorized | 4 comments

Money Crazy and the Hazards of Financial Illiteracy

When I was growing up money was in short supply. We were constantly instructed to save it whenever we could, to use it wisely and to never spend it all in one place. We...

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Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in About Blackacre, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence, Family and Children, Football, Parenting, politics, Professional Sports, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, social welfare, Think Tank | 4 comments

Domestic Violence and Politics of a Lower Order

Recent events involving NFL players have created quite a stir, causing many to weigh in on the issues domestic violence and child abuse, perhaps more so than necessary....

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