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Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in About Blackacre, Black Issues, Black on Black Crime, Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Family and Children, Jamal Dunn, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, Shame, Uncategorized | 11 comments

Heartless, Children Without Conscience

  On July 9, 2017, Jamel Dunn, a 31-year-old, disabled African American man drowned in a retention pond in Cocoa, Florida. As he struggled and screamed for help, a...

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Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Blackacre, Charity, Forgiveness, hashtagdrunkjudge, Homelessness, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Love, Poverty, Progressive Think Tank, Public Disgrace, Public Policy, Shame, social welfare | 0 comments

“I Just Want This to be Over”, Compulsory Poverty and the Groveling Demand

  These are the words of Rochester City Judge, Leticia Astacio. Recently sentenced to 60 days in jail plus 3 years-probation for violating the conditions of her 2016...

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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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