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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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Controversy over Auerbach tweet just reinforces Boston’s troubled image on race

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The people who broke the race barriers were the players. Why can’t Boston get that?

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Linda Dorcena Forry leaves the Senate, and black Boston loses some political clout

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The departure of the state’s only black state senator — and one of only two senators of color — feels like a substantial loss at the State House.

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Stan Rosenberg should leave the state Senate

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Stanley C. Rosenberg is in trouble because he has squandered his credibility. His return is untenable, and his continued presence is bad for government.

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Time’s up for Steve Wynn in Everett

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The casino will still happen, but Wynn has to go.