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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 Sep 4, 2016 in 2016 Presidential Election, About Blackacre, Black Issues, Blackacre, Donald Trump, Latinos, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Minotity Outreach, politics, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Progressives, Public Policy, Race, Voting | 2 comments

Notes on Minority Outreach, the Sweet Spot

Last week, we responded to a question Trump posed to African-Americans. Why not vote for me. What the hell do you have to lose? Our reply was blunt, straightforward and...

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