Columnist

Derrick Z. Jackson

An award-winning columnist for the Op-Ed section, Jackson is a 2001 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in commentary, a 2-time winner of opinion awards from the Education Writers Association and a 9-time winner from the National Association of Black Journalists. He also is known for his nature photography, and his images of Barack Obama have been exhibited by Boston’s Museum of African American History.

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Supreme Court upholds tyranny of the majority

By Derrick Z. Jackson , Globe Columnist

The decision to uphold Michigan’s affirmative action ban upheld the right of white voters to continue to roll back the clock.

Derrick Z. Jackson

GOP’s 2016 goals: Restrict voting, win

By Derrick Z. Jackson , Globe Columnist

The effort to deny full participation in the political process by all Americans remains stunningly obvious.

In Stockholm, a museum for a once-sunken warship

By Derrick Z. Jackson , Globe staff

We thought it would be a way to spend an hour or two before lunch. Six hours later we heard the last call for the gift shop.

Essay

Danish way mates bicycles and birds

By Derrick Z. Jackson , Globe staff

As part of its goal of being a carbon-neutral city by 2025, Copenhagen has a bike-commuting goal of 50 percent by 2015.