Columnist

Derrick Z. Jackson

An award-winning columnist for the Op-Ed section, Jackson is a 2001 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary, a 2-time winner of opinion awards from the Education Writers Association and a 9-time winner from the National Association of Black Journalists. He also is known for his nature photography, and his images of Barack Obama have been exhibited by Boston’s Museum of African American History.

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Hubway should extend do-good efforts to its workers

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The bike-share program should show its appreciation by bargaining with employees as real people.

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For bears, too much protection can backfire

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Maine’s bear population is still above 30,000 and is now threatening to spill out of the woods into urban areas.

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Adrian Peterson an outlier of American parenting

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We should declare once and for all that whipping a child into welts is indisputable abuse.

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Alzheimer’s didn’t take family memories

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Even when Alzheimer’s robbed her of knowing my name, she reminded me of the humanity still within her soul.