Chicago public housing high rises were internationally infamous, Now they are almost gone!



Come out and explore this issue with POOR PEOPLE MILLENNIUM MOVEMENT founder Ms. Beauty Turner.

A National Award winning writer and fighter for the people.

A tireless fighter and writer against injustice will take you behind the walls of public housing so that you can hear the residents who by far are the most valid voices concerning the impacts on their lives

While going through Chicago Housing Authority 1.6 Billions dollars Transformation PLan

Beauty Turner has received international fame with her "Ghetto Bus tours"

Greatest History Ever Told To Our People Bus Tours.

Every body on the planet has been telling our stories such as Professors, Sociologists, Academic, film makers,city officials, politicians, but the most valid voices that are being affected the most and that is the voice of the voiceless-The residents themselves. Learn from an expert! At the end of the tour you will visit Turners Ghetto Gallery which holds a unique display of photos, memories and artifacts.

Schedule your tour today! Call Ms. Turner@ (773) 297 - 5619 or (773)437-3894 or E-mail me at

About Me

Chicago, cook, Illinois, U.S. Outlying Islands
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

Beauty's Ghetto Bus Tours Schedules

Dates have change and so have some of the times.
Next Ghetto Bus tours /events

Get on the bus and learn the truth from us!
November schedule Ghetto Bus Tours are on-
November 4th from 10 until 1 pm.
There will be a private bus tour on January 9th 2008
from 2:30 pm until 4:30pm Students flying in from (L.A California.)
A tour is on- schedule for January 16th 2008 from 9:30-until 12:30 noon January 23th Documentary and discussion/ free food with Beauty
at the Ghetto Gallery/Demo King Studio-7911 South Evans From 1pm until 3:30pm sign up now to hear the truth from residents who has been displaced.
January 31,{Thursday) Two Ghetto bus tours plus Documentary/Discussion at the Mansion-10- 4:30pm

There will also be a Ghetto Bus Tour on - Febuary 9th- 10-until 1 pm.
February 15 Documentary / Discussion Harvard School of Excellence
March 17, 08 Ghetto Bus Tour- Cabrini Green Development.10-1 pm
March 20th- Ghetto Bus Tour from 10-1pm- not private
April 2,08 Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1 pm- private
April 9th Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1 pm -private
April 18,08 Ghetto Bus Tours-10:30-1 pm (Not Private)
April 19,08 Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1 pm- private

May 19, Monday Ghetto Bus Tour 10 pm- 1 pm -(not private)
May 21, Wed Ghetto Bus Tours from 10-1pm (Not private)
May 25. Sunday Ghetto Bus Tour-(not private)
May 31th- Ghetto Bus Tour-( not private)
June 1, Sunday Ghetto Bus Tour-( not private)
June 3, Tuesday Ghetto Bus Tour (Private)
June 9, Monday at 9:00am- having
June 20, Friday -Poor People Millennium Movement sponsering {Blaze the Runway)

June 21,Saturday 10-1pm Ghetto Bus Tours (Private)
July 24, Thursday 2:30-5pm Ghetto Bus Tours-(Private)
July 26, Saturday 10-1 pm Ghetto Bus Tours (not private)
August 1, Friday 10-1pm Ghetto Bus Tours (not private)
August 2,Saturday 1-3 pm Ghetto Bus Tours (private)
August 25, Monday Ghetto Bus Tour 10-1pm (not private )
August 26, Tuesday Ghetto Bus Tour 12:00-3pm (not private)
Sept 7, Sunday Ghetto Bus Tour 12;00-3pm (not private)
Sept 13,Saturday Two Ghetto Bus Tours first group-9 am-11:30am
second group-1-3:30 pm
Oct 1, Wed--10-1pm Ghetto Bus Tour-
Oct 22, Wed- Ghetto Bus Tour 10-1pm
Oct 23, Beauty's speaking Engagement 4-6pm
Oct 25, Friday Ghetto Bus Tour- 11:00- 1pm
Nov-3, Monday Ghetto Bus Tour-3pm-5:30pm
Nov-11, Tuesday Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1pm
Nov-12,Wed- Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1pm
Nov-19,Wed- Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1pm
December 6 , Saturday Ghetto Bus Tour-10-1 pm
December 10, Wed- Ghetto Bus Tours-10-1pm

Call in and schedule your tour or Documentaries/ Discussion events Today.

If you are interested in being on either one of these tours e-mail me or call me.
If you interested please e-mail me at
Or call numbers below.

We meet at the Rain and Shine Baptist Church (Only for Ghetto Bus Tours)
located at 704 East 43rd street at schedule times.
For any more info just call me on my cell-1-773-297-5619
From Beauty with Love.t 1, Wed- Ghetto Bus Tour 10-1 pm


Beauty Turner said...

My wife, Zenia, and I want to thank you and Ron (and your sister and nephew) for the wonderful tour. We learned much and I plan to use what I have learned when I teach in the clasroom. I may also continue researching this issue and try to publish something in an academic journal, so if you know of any articles that I might read to learn more I would appreciate knowing about them so I can obtain a copy. I will be sure to cite and credit the author(s) in any article I write. For example, it would good to read the article you and Brian (Bryan?) wrote a couple of years ago.

Thanks again, and hopefully we will meet again,
Curtis Wood

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