• Sara Rimer

    Senior Contributing Editor

    Sara Rimer

    Sara Rimer A journalist for more than three decades, Sara Rimer worked at the Miami Herald, Washington Post and, for 26 years, the New York Times, where she was the New England bureau chief, and a national reporter covering education, aging, immigration, and other social justice issues. Her stories on the death penalty’s inequities were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and cited in the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision outlawing the execution of people with intellectual disabilities. Her journalism honors include Columbia University’s Meyer Berger award for in-depth human interest reporting. She holds a BA degree in American Studies from the University of Michigan. Profile

    She can be reached at srimer@bu.edu.

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  1. I think it’s unnecessary to indicate that the letter has received national news coverage. That line sounds promotional and out of place given the content of the story. Thank you.

    1. Hi, Joshua,
      Thank you for writing and I appreciate the point you make.
      I mentioned the media attention mostly as a way to link to the thoughtful interviews Dean Onwuachi-Willig did with both those outlets.

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