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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Farah Stockman | Boston after busing

Naming this era of racial contradictions

By , Globe Staff

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.

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Deal offers a chance for Iranians to enter the world

By , Globe Staff

By 2014, seven in 10 Iranians believed the nuclear sanctions were aimed at them, not the government.

farah stockman | boston after busing

Facing segregation again, Boston’s public schools get a do-over

By , Globe Columnist

In a city like Boston, poor kids tend to go to poor schools, and wealthy kids to affluent schools.