WASHINGTON (AP) – Before the death of Don Cornelius stirred pangs of “Soul Train” nostalgia in the American public, a group of black entrepreneurs already had begun working to revive Cornelius’ creation and carry it beyond line dances at parties and television reruns. What, exactly, can be done with “Soul Train,” given that it lasted […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Through music, scripture and song, Don Cornelius was remembered Thursday as the man who elevated black culture and entertainment with his “Soul Train,” demolishing barriers of race and culture, and changing the nation’s history. Hundreds of family, friends, entertainers, sports figures and even some former “Soul Train” dancers gathered to honor […]
Bounce TV, the new broadcast TV network for African Americans, will pay tribute to the life of the legendary Don Cornelius with Bounce TV Remembers Don Cornelius, a seven-hour marathon of Soul Train episodes, this Saturday, Feb. 4 beginning at 7 p.m. ET. Bounce TV Remembers Don Cornelius will feature episodes from the 1970s, ’80s, […]
Officers responding to a report of a shooting found the 75-year-old at his Los Angeles home at around 4 a.m. A coroner says he was pronounced dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.