It’s been nearly 40 years since Tina Turner strutted solo into a new phase of her already storied career, topping the charts with her 1984 hit, “What’s Love Got to Do with It.” In the video for the sultry single, Turner memorably struts down tough city streets in a jean jacket atop a black leather minidress and heels, her legendary legs accentuated by fishnet stockings and her bronzed hair in a spiky, rock goddess-worthy ‘do. It was a new phase of life and career for the then
According to a new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, women who have used hair straightening chemicals or relaxers may be at higher risk of developing uterine cancer. The study, released Monday, joins prior research in showing an increased risk of hormone-related cancer in women who have used the chemicals in their hair — a finding that researchers note may be especially concerning for Black women, who are far more likely to report using such products.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color. Biden's move also covers thousands convicted of the crime in the District of Columbia. He is also calling on governors to issue similar pardons for those convicted of state marijuana o
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a landmark bill into law restricting the use of rap lyrics as evidence in court. The Friday move makes California the first state to have such a law. "CA is the 1st state to ensure creative content, like lyrics & music videos, can't be used against artists in court without judicial review," the office of Newsom, a Democrat, tweeted Friday. A handful of rap musicians, including Meek Mill, Tyga, Ty Dolla $ign, Too Short, Killer Mike, and