Columnist

Farah Stockman

Stockman is a writer for the Globe’s editorial board and writes a weekly bylined column. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and lived in Kenya and Tanzania, writing as a freelancer for the New York Times, National Public Radio and the Christian Science Monitor. She served as the Globe’s chief foreign policy reporter in Washington, D.C., for seven years. Stockman has won numerous awards, including the Scripps Howard Foundation national journalism award.

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Sex, drugs, and racist policing in Rutland, Vt.

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There is a right way and a wrong way to address the heroin scourge. Rutland chose the wrong way.

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Did busing slow Boston’s desegregation?

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The violence that erupted forced black families to flee from communities that once embraced them.

Farah Stockman | Boston after busing

Naming this era of racial contradictions

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The thing is we don’t agree any more on what race means.

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With brothers like Malik Obama, who needs enemies?

By , Globe Staff

The president’s half brother has gone from trying to sell letters the president wrote to calling him a dishonest man.