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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

Donald Trump picked the wrong foil in civil rights hero John Lewis

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A tweetstorm is not likely to make Lewis go away. He’s faced much worse.

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Tito Jackson kicks off mayoral campaign as champion of those left behind

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City Councilor Tito Jackson says Mayor Martin J. Walsh is shortchanging the schools and ignoring the working class.

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It’s time to fix solitary confinement, before more abuse occurs

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In the wake of a report that eight patients with mental illness were placed in solitary confinement, Mass. should curtail the practice.

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Bristol County’s sheriff has no place in the US-Mexico border debate

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Maybe Thomas Hodgson needs a map. The sheriff seems to think his jurisdiction has some relationship to Mexico.