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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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Monday’s downtown traffic jam was part of a national antipoverty campaign

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The Poor People’s Campaign of Massachusetts hadn’t attracted much attention during its first few weeks of peaceful protests, but that changed Monday.

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MLK project will have one foot on the Common, and one in Roxbury

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The dispute over whether a proposed monument to Martin Luther King Jr. should go downtown or in Roxbury has been resolved in Solomonic fashion.

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A major fight looms for Beacon Hill’s ‘Prince of Darkness’

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William Galvin has been in office for nearly as long as his opponent, Josh Zakim, has been alive. Is that longevity a blessing, or has it become a curse?

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Shaun Harrison, fraud and would-be assassin, was a master manipulator of trust

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The English High administrator posed as a man of the cloth and an “antiviolence crusader.” Behind that mask was a violent criminal.