Beauty Turner

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Accounting
Occupation Journalism
Location Chicago, cook, Illinois, U.S. Outlying Islands
Introduction Beauty Turner lived in the Robert Taylor Homes, one of the nation's most infamous public housing high-rise for sixteen years . She once worked for RJ now serves as Assistant Editor, South Street Journal writing award-winning investigative articles and commentaries and co-directing the Advocacy and Outreach Initiative. Beauty is a well-known community activist as well as a regular columnist for the Hyde Park Herald and other community newspapers. For the last several years, Beauty has worked as a research assistant for Professor Sudhir Venkatesh, a sociologist at Columbia University. Beauty is now a National award winning Journalist recognized by her peers with the First New America Award of it kind by the National Society of Professional Journalists, also a Winner of a Studs Terkel, Peter Lisagor, Associated Press award, Chicago Association for Black Journalist award, Courageous voice award for her activism, Black Pearl award, Woman of the Century award, and a Shero award from the Empowerment Zone Committee. Turner has been feature on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, Tribune (773)297-5619 Beautyturner@gmail.com
Interests Fighting and writing against injustice!!!!
Favorite Movies The Color Purple, West Side Story, Beauty and the Beast, Wizard of Oz, any created Story that will stir the soul to creativity.
Favorite Music Gospel, blues, jazz, positive hip hop, neo soul, instrumental any type of music that will help the body, spirit, soul and mind relax.
Favorite Books Langston Hughe- poetry Raisin and the Sun. Native Son. W.E.B. Dubois The souls of Black Folks. Books that make you want to do something to help your fellow men.