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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

A Pakistani man’s unwelcome return to work

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Mamnoon Khan says when he came back to OneBeacon, after caring for his ailing parents, he was the target of anti-Muslim harassment and derision.

Adrian Walker

Charles Stith still battling BU on diversity

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Stith, head of the university’s soon-to-close African Presidential Center, says administrators failed to build a diverse campus.

Adrian Walker

In Orchard Gardens, awaiting return of ‘God’

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Few struck as much fear into a Boston neighborhood as drug kingpin Darryl Whiting did during his heyday.

Adrian Walker

‘Minor’ state budget cut causes families major agony

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A little-noticed budget cut by the Baker Administration has affected 10,000 families who provide adult foster care for disabled and elderly.