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

Hamburg already has gold medal in transportation

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Hamburg subways routinely arrive every five minutes as promised and buses roll through even low-income immigrant neighborhoods with stunning frequency

Derrick Z. Jackson

Slave ship artifacts headed to Smithsonian are proof of abhorrent past

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There are stunningly few nautical artifacts to fully confront Americans with the horrors of slavery.

Derrick Z. Jackson

Charles River’s abundance holds steady at B+

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Nationally, the issue of clean water remains polluted by partisan politics. Thankfully, there is no such hysteria here in Boston.