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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

This state senator’s ideas could save lives

By , Globe Columnist

Ken Donnelly has been one of the most vocal advocates on Beacon Hill urging the state to take greater responsibility for mental health.

Adrian Walker

What’s next for Boston Latin?

By , Globe Staff

How does the nation’s oldest public school begin to address its racial tensions?

Adrian Walker

Failed IndyCar event may result in a race to court

By , Globe Columnist

Fans and vendors have formed a line to get their money back, but the money is missing.

Adrian Walker

Activist Michael Dowling uses art to make a mark on the city

By , Globe Columnist

Michael Dowling, a South Boston artist, has dedicated the past 25 years to activism — especially to helping young people find their way.