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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Adrian Walker

Cholera activists force an apology the UN didn’t want to issue

By , Globe Staff

For many local activists, the apology represented a hard-won victory.

Adrian Walker

‘Hamilton’ actor with local roots embraces its spirit of outspokenness

By , Globe Staff

Nick Walker was in the room where it happened, a little bit of history unfolding right there on stage.

Adrian Walker

Mitt Romney, the last person you thought you’d feel sorry for

By , Globe Columnist

Romney showed a willingness to make peace with the president-elect. To watch him twist in the wind is cringeworthy.

Adrian Walker

Walsh prepares to lead a conversation about race

By , Globe Columnist

Going where few white politicians dare, the mayor believes the city needs to have an open discussion.