BULLET St. Louis City Resolution Number 15
April 26, 2013
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Amy DuBois Barnett

WHEREAS, we have been apprised that Amy DuBois Barnett will be receiving a National Media Award at the St. Louis Community Empowerment Foundation's 10th Annual Salute to Women in Leadership on May 16, 2013; and

WHEREAS, a Brown University graduate, Ms. Barnett earned an M.F.A. degree in Creative Writing from Columbia University; she is vice-chair on the editorial board of the Brown Alumni Monthly magazine and a board member of Girls Inc. of New York; Ms. Barnett is a published author whose fiction has appeared in various journals and anthologies; and

WHEREAS, Amy Barnett was the Managing Editor of Teen People and the first African-American woman in the country to head a mainstream consumer magazine, she also held the position of Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Harper's Bazaar; and

WHEREAS, when Amy Barnett became Ebony's new editor-in-chief she led the 66-year-old magazine's first cover-to-cover redesign, immediately doubling the daily visits to their website.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause in our deliberations to recognize Amy DuBois Barnett and we wish her continued success, achievement and accomplishment and we further direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy to the end that it may be presented to our honorees at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor.

Introduced on the 26th day of April, 2013 by:

Honorable Marlene Davis, Alderman 19th Ward

Adopted this the 26th day of April, 2013 as attested by:

David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen

Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen

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