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Don’t miss an all new live event and evening celebrating A Beautiful Resistance from Boston Globe culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt!
In her own words, Jeneé Osterheldt created A Beautiful Resistance “to carry on the tradition of Black artists and Black journalists in reclaiming the truth of Black folk. Like Frederick Douglass taught us, there is power in representation. Too often, we are measured by our suffering. Blackness must not be defined by our brutalization. We are more than death. When we are depicted by our extremes, the truth of us is lost. We live, fully. Our joy, our dreams, our everyday stories? That's a beautiful resistance.”
Every season consists of a weekly mixtape featuring a short film, a longform story, and a Q&A. The community is invited to share their own beautiful resistance on Instagram. There is music, there is story, there is love. Joy lives here. Join them.
This program is free, thanks to the generosity of the Lowell Institute.
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Cost: Free with Registration
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Friday, November 10 | 8:00 pm
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Recommended for: Visitors 18 years of age and older
Jeneé Osterheldt is a culture columnist who covers identity and social justice through the lens of culture and the arts. She centers Black lives and the lives of people of color. Sometimes this means writing about Beyoncé and Black womanhood or unpacking the importance of public art and representation. Sometimes this means taking systemic racism, sexism, and oppression to task. It always means Black lives matter. She joined the Globe in 2018. A native of Alexandria, Virginia and a graduate of Norfolk State University, Osterheldt was a 2017 Nieman Fellow at Harvard, where her studies focused on the intersection of art and justice. She previously worked as a Kansas City Star culture columnist.