Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

A columnist for the Metro section, Abraham’s work appears on Thursdays and Sundays. She previously covered state and national politics, and immigration at the Globe. She came to the paper in 1998 from the Boston Phoenix.

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Yvonne Abraham

Seeding savings and hope for a college education

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What if you could get low-income parents to save, even a little, for their children’s college education— and to start early, the way middle-class parents do?

Yvonne Abraham

Boston 2024’s Olympic reversal

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The push for an Olympics had become a train wreck that could not be hidden behind gauzy appeals to civic greatness.

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After night of terror, years of anguish, she finds meaning

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If navigating police stations and hospital exams is tough for rape victims now, it was a horror show in 1984.

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Karyn Polito’s gay rights conversion

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The lieutenant governor was once a reliable, even enthusiastic, opponent of same-sex marriage — then she joined the Baker ticket.