• 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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There are 3 comments on Message from Antiracism Symposium: “Move from Awareness to Action”

  1. Directly and indirectly we taxpayers paid for this event. What was the total cost and why was this money not used to address healthcare access inequalities in this country?

    Instead, we get the usual leftist cocktail of nonsense, cliches and self-promotion by power-hungry elitists.

  2. Thank you for your comment. It was stated several times during the event, noted in the program, and in our article that the symposium was paid for by the nonprofit Vertex Foundation. No taxpayer dollars supported this event.
    Sara Rimer

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