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A BEAUTIFUL RESISTANCE

A BEAUTIFUL RESISTANCE

A BEAUTIFUL
RESISTANCE

Black joy, Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt

A Beautiful Resistance - Season 2

Kim Janey's Beautiful Resistance: The Seen Unseen
When Kim Janey inherited the seat left behind by Marty Walsh, it showed Boston something they’d never seen before: A Black woman mayor. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Katherine Otuechere, First Assistant Director Chaney Carlson-Bullock, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne)
Chef Douglass Williams's Beautiful Resistance: The Recipe
As chef and owner of MIDA, Douglass Williams knows confidence is key when navigating spaces where folk aren’t used to seeing Black faces. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Chaney Carlson-Bullock, First Assistant Director Mikayla Litevich, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Erin Clark/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne)
Golden's Beautiful Resistance: Never Without Wings
Golden, a Black gender nonconforming trans-femme photographer, poet, and community organizer, is intentional about space for Black trans artists. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Chaney Carlson-Bullock, First Assistant Director Mikayla Litevich, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne)
What we mean by Black Girl Magic
Black women are not mythical. Nor superhuman. Our magic is in our realness, our love, and the way we rally around one another. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Katherine Otuechere, First Assistant Directors Chaney Carlson-Bullock and Daymian Mejia, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne, Photos by Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff, Katherine Otuechere/Special to the Globe, Ally Schmaling/Handout)
Mya Pol's Beautiful Resistance: Rollin' with Joy
Mya Pol, a student disability activist, is fighting for equity and joy for disabled folks. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Daymian Mejia, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne, Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
Ebony Williams's Beautiful Resistance: Dance is Queen
When Dorchester native Ebony Williams is crafting moves, be it for a movie scene or pop star, she’s telling stories. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Chaney Carlson-Bullock, First Assistant Director Mikayla Litevich, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Christiana Botic for The Boston Globe, Illustrations by Paula Champagne)
Big Lux's Beautiful Resistance: A Veteran's Violin Sings Black Lives Matter
Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Daymian Mejia, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne, Photo by Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff
Our Beautiful Resistance
Behind the scenes of A Beautiful Resistance, Season 2 with Jeneé Osterheldt, Chaney Carlson-Bullock, Daymian Mejia, and Katherine Otuechere. (Created and produced by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Directed and edited by Chaney Carlson-Bullock, First Assistant Director Mikayla Litevich, Supervising Producer Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustrations by Paula Champagne)

Our mission

We are more than police brutality and suffering. We can acknowledge injustice without being defined that way. Blackness is not a burden. Here, we tell our stories and our struggles, too, through the lens of love. We amplify the truths of Black folk and other people of color living as their fullest selves in a region, in a country, set up to keep them from doing just that. Their joy is a form of resistance. Join us on Instagram @abeautifulresistance.

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A Beautiful Resistance - Season 1

Episode 2: Graffiti or mural? It's all a beautiful resistance
A Beautiful Resistance: Black joy, Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt. Join us on Instagram @abeautifulresistance. (Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Erin Clark/Globe Staff, Commentary & concept by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff)
Episode 3: Protest is a beautiful resistance
A Beautiful Resistance: Black joy and Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt. Join us on Instagram @abeautifulresistance. (Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff, Commentary & concept by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff)
Episode 4: Vogue is a beautiful resistance
A Beautiful Resistance: Black joy and Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt. Join us on Instagram @abeautifulresistance. (Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff, Commentary & concept by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff))
Episode 5: To Be Black, Bostonian, and Proud is a beautiful resistance
A Beautiful Resistance: Black joy and Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt. Join us on Instagram @abeautifulresistance. (Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff, Commentary & concept by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff)
Episode 6: Land is a beautiful resistance
A Beautiful Resistance: Black joy and Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt. Join us on Instagram @abeautifulresistance. (Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Photo by Caleb Kenna/Special to the Globe, Commentary & curation by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff)

A Beautiful Resistance - Black history month

A Beautiful Resistance x Reebok celebrates Black History Month: Jeneé Osterheldt
Boston Globe culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt on the special collaboration between A Beautiful Resistance and Reebok celebrating Black History Month 2021. (Concept & curation by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Illustration by Paula Champagne, Design by Ryan Huddle/Globe Staff)
Wellness is a beautiful resistance
Racism is a public health crisis. Black folk being well is part of an anti-racist future. Meet Taylor Rae Almonte, an actor, activist, and Reebok athlete. (Concept & curation by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Additional video by Sebastian Jimenez/Special to the Globe, Photo by Steven Eloiseau/Special to the Globe)
Running toward self love is a beautiful resistance
Elizabeth Rock doesn’t run for herself, she runs for women and her pace is always set to sisterhood. (Concept & curation by Jeneé Osterheldt/Globe Staff, Video by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Additional video by Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Photo by OJ Slaughter/Special to the Globe)

CREDITS

Founder, Showrunner, commentary: Jeneé Osterheldt

Supervising Producer: Caitlin Healy

Video shot & edited by: ChaneyThaDirector, Kat Otuechere, and Daymian Mejia

Featuring: Kim Janey, Douglass Williams, Golden, Oompa, Tawny Chatmon, Kinesha Goldson, Mya Pol, Ebony Williams, Big Lux

Project editors:Jeneé Osterheldt, Jason Tuohey

Digital Design: Ryan Huddle

Project art: Paula Champagne

Strategies, audience, & marketing: Peggy Byrd, Jeneé Osterheldt, Michelle Micone, Devin Smith

Emotional Labor: Christopher Hunt, Heidi Flood, Ché, Peppermint Patty

Season 1 music curator: Dart Adams

Season 1 shot & edited by: Caitlin Healy

Season 1 producers: Jeneé Osterheldt & Caitlin Healy