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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 | 19 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 Aug 21, 2016 in 2016 Presidential Election, About Blackacre, Blackacre, Donald Trump, Foreign Policy, Immigration, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Patriotism, politics, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Terrorism, The Alt-Right, The Media, Uncategorized | 6 comments

Immigration, the Alt Right and the Irony of Extreme Vetting

On August 15, 2016, in Youngstown, Ohio, presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled an immigration policy he called extreme vetting. According to Trump, his...

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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 Jun 26, 2016 in About Blackacre, crime, Criminal Justice, Domestic Terrorism, Domestic Violence, Gun Violence, Justice, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Mass Shootings, Orlando Massacre, politics, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Public Policy, Right to Bear Arms, social welfare, Terrorism, The Charleston Massacre, Think Tank, Uncategorized | 1 comment

The Do Nothing Policy: Gun Violence in America

A moment of silence, that’s all they did. In the latest incident of gun violence and mass shootings, forty-nine people were murdered, and just as many wounded by...

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Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in About Blackacre, Blackacre, Donald Trump, Gun Violence, immigration, Immigration, Leadership, Leo Barron Hicks, Mass Shootings, Orlando Massacre, Patriotism, politics, President Obama, Progressive policy, Progressive Think Tank, Terrorism | 4 comments

The Orlando Massacre, Bringing Out the Worst in Us

In Orlando Florida a lone gunman armed with an AR-15 military rifle and a handgun murdered 49 people and wounded just as many others. Like similar incidents of...

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