Tag: Tina Turner

When It Comes to Blackness, All Roads Lead to and Through East St. Louis. Period.

Black demonstrators protest hiring practices at a $13 million federal housing project in East St. Louis, Illinois, Aug. 8, 1960.Photo: AP Photo America’s Blackest CityFor Black History Month, we asked writers to explain why they think their hometown, current residence or notable place deserves the title of America’s Blackest City […]

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Jennifer Lopez’s Motown Tribute at the Grammys Gentrified the Genre

Jennifer Lopez (l) and Smokey Robinson perform at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for The Recording Academy) During Black History Month 2019, the Recording Academy decided to gentrify Motown by having Jennifer “Don’t Be Fooled By the Rocks that I Got” Lopez do a tribute […]

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Craig Turner, Son Of Tina Turner, Dead In Apparent Suicide

LOS ANGELES (CBS News) — Craig Turner, the eldest son of music legend Tina Turner, has died of an apparent suicide in Studio City, CBS News has confirmed. He was 59. John Kades, a captain with Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, told CBS News that the preliminary report from LAPD North Hollywood is that Turner died […]

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