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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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ABCD’s ‘Field of Dreams’ fuses social activism and summer fun

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the event has raised nearly $5 million to fund thousands of summer jobs for needy youth.

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A bumpy ride for Uber drivers

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Josias Previlon lost his driver’s license, briefly, seven years ago. He didn’t expect that to end his career as an Uber driver. But at least for now, it has.

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New arts center helps reclaim a piece of Chinatown

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Planners hope the Pao Arts Center will become an anchor the neighborhood has been missing.

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An unlikely football star hopes to break through barriers in another field

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Gosder Cherilus, born in Haiti, wants to become one of the area’s few successful minority real estate developers.