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Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in About Blackacre, Adversity, Black Issues, Black Lives Matter, Black on Black Crime, Blackacre, Civil Rights, Domestic Terrorism, Jamal Dunn, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Opioids, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Race, social welfare, Terrorism, The Alt-Right, Virginia | 22 comments

Children Without Conscience, Response and Reply

On August 1, 2017, we published a post entitled, Heartless, Children Without Conscience. The piece took to task a group of 5 African American teens, who offered no...

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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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Posted by on Nov 13, 2016 in 2016 Presidential Election, About Blackacre, Blackacre, Citzens United, Confederate Flag, Donald Trump, Immigration, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Marriage Equality, politics, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, social welfare, Think Tank, Uncategorized, Voter Restrictions | 0 comments

President Dr. Frankenstein, a Wake-Up Call

A friend of mine recently predicted that Trump will become one of our greatest Presidents. Maybe so. But as far as we are concerned the 2016 election was more than a...

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Posted by on Nov 6, 2016 in 2016 Presidential Election, About Blackacre, Blackacre, Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Immigration, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Motivation, politics, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, social welfare, Voting | 4 comments

All Americans Matter: My Side Politics and the 2016 Election

Alternatively called confirmation bias, anchoring, or the framing effect, my side bias is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor or recall information in a way...

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