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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School lessons, for life

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

Dorchester’s Codman Academy has never been just about getting kids through high school and sending them off to college.

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For victims of domestic violence, each day carries danger

By Yvonne Abraham | Graphics by Gabriel Florit , Globe columnist and Globe staff

Whatever is at hand becomes a weapon, one more way to hurt, to terrify. That much is plain in four years of police reports, which are now screened from view.

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Shutting down bike park an Emerald pity

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

The hidden haven for bike enthusiasts near Jamaica Pond put to use a piece of the Emerald Necklace that had been neglected.

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Super PAC ad for Steve Grossman is a disservice

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

The ad being run by shadowy supporters of the Democratic gubernatorial hopeful is painful to watch.