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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DERRICK Z. JACKSON

Not just a game for LeBron James

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LeBron James shows signs of using his basketball greatness to make social statements.

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All-in for offshore wind

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Massachusetts should mandate higher levels of offshore wind to spark a true industry.

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Investors see green in clean energy

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Big bankers and insurance companies are calling for massive investments in clean energy lest they pay in massive damages from climate change.

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With Obama cuts, Mass. should rethink its reliance on natural gas

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New White House rules should make state rethink its reliance on natural gas.