Author Dawn Turner recounts love and loss in “Three Girls From Bronzeville”
Dawn Turner was raised in the afterglow of the Civil Rights movement on the south side of Chicago. After attending the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, she went on to have a successful career as a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, but her sister and childhood best friend weren't so fortunate. She joined us to talk about their divergent life stories, her writing process and more.
This segment originally aired September 16, 2021.
Author, Three Girls from Bronzeville | Former columnist, Chicago Tribune
.@UIjournalism @Illinois_Alumni @dawnturnertrice's striking memoir, "Three Girls from Bronzeville: A Uniquely American Story of Race, Fate, and Sisterhood," is an homage to the power of sisterhood and to the ways in which fate plays a role in our lives. https://t.co/yaYIqVmeTh pic.twitter.com/ulxzjTOAZ0— Media at Illinois (@MediaAtIllinois) September 9, 2021
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