Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

Yvonne Abraham grew up in Sydney, Australia, and has been working at the Globe since 1999. She has covered national and local politics, immigration, and just about everything else over those years.

She has been a Metro columnist since 2007. She writes about local and national politics, the people who make Boston Boston, the ways in which big, abstract decisions affect the lives of actual people (especially women), and whatever else catches her eye.

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Yvonne Abraham

Hey undocumented immigrants, it’s all your fault

By , Globe columnist

America is wrenching your children away from you at the border, but don’t blame us.

Yvonne Abraham

Not enough Boston schools are named for women. Here are some suggestions

By , Globe Columnist

Of 125 Boston public schools, only 10 are named for women. Can’t Boston do better than this?

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One man’s mission to remember and honor those lost to AIDS

By , Globe Staff

Bob Quinn could never keep up with all of the AIDS-related obituaries he found. But he didn’t want those lives to be forgotten.

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Unheralded advocate is taking a break

By , Globe Columnist

For 17 years, Leslie Walker has headed Prisoners’ Legal Services of Massachusetts, fighting for the rights of inmates in the state’s prisons and jails.