Culture Writer

Jeneé Osterheldt

Jeneé Osterheldt is a culture writer who covers identity and social justice through the lens of culture and the arts. Sometimes this means writing about Cardi B. and black womanhood. Sometimes this means expounding on the importance of athletes taking a knee.

She joined the Globe as a culture writer in 2018. A native of Alexandria, Va. 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.

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Mass shootings require a call to action. Will we answer?

By Jeneé Osterheldt , Globe Columnist

In Paris, an American icon asks how we will put our kids before guns and make a better future.

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A song for Toni Morrison

By Jeneé Osterheldt , Globe Columnist

Toni Morrison was a living literary legend. Even in her death, her words give us life.

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Trump is loading America’s guns with racism, bigotry, and supremacy

By Jeneé Osterheldt , Globe Columnist

President Trump condemned supremacy in the wake of this weekend’s mass shootings, but will he answer for his part in the hate mongering?

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Can a black woman fly at The Wing?

By Jeneé Osterheldt , Globe Staff

Boston’s new workspace for women has a mission of inclusivity, but does The Wing do the work it takes to be welcoming?