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Metro

Adrian Walker

Stopped for being black

I’m the kind of person who stops to give strangers directions, which is what I thought I was doing Thursday afternoon in downtown Boston when a man called out to me from a black van.

I was walking down Tremont Street in front of Suffolk Law School after a working lunch with a couple of guys who work in politics. A guy in a van pulled out of traffic, motioned me over.

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