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A Hope that Don Cornelius' Apparent Suicide Opens Door on Taboo Topic

Melanie Coffee | Posted 04.08.2012 | Black Voices
Melanie Coffee

In the wake of Don Cornelius' death, many suicide prevention advocates were hoping that his apparent suicide would give people an avenue for talking about something we don't like to discuss.

Don Cornelius Death Ruled A Suicide

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Coroner's officials on Tuesday ruled Don Cornelius' death a suicide, nearly a week after the "Soul Train" creator and host killed ...

Depression and the Elderly

Dr. Felicia Wade | Posted 04.07.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Felicia Wade

The recent death of TV pioneer Don Cornelius underscores the growing problem of depression and suicide among our elderly population. Most people don't expect older adults to take their own lives, but this population has the highest suicide rate of any age group.

WATCH: Don Cornelius To Be Honored In Chicago

Posted 02.06.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago museum will play host Wednesday to a public memorial honoring legendary "Soul Train" creator and host Don Cornelius. As Time Out Chicago ...

Soul Train Flash Mob Hits Broadway

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Fans of "Soul Train" boogied down Broadway wearing afro wigs and bell bottoms on Saturday while others recounted their favorite episodes a...

We Lost a Legend... What I Learned From Don Cornelius

Darryl A. Cobbin | Posted 04.03.2012 | Entertainment
Darryl A. Cobbin

Don Cornelius was much more to me than an icon. He was my friend and mentor, and if I could have one last chance to speak to him, this is what I would say.

Remembering Don Cornelius

Hermene Hartman | Posted 04.03.2012 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

Last Labor Day, Chicago had a celebration remembering the days of Soul Train. Salute was paid to Don Cornelius, the creator of Soul Train. Don died today and instantly I remembered the party in the middle of the city that paid tribute to him.

PHOTO: Which TV Anchor Appeared On 'Soul Train'?

Posted 02.02.2012 | Media

Al Sharpton paid tribute to the late Don Cornelius during his MSNBC show on Wednesday. Cornelius, who was found dead earlier that day, created the gro...

Don Cornelius Dead, But His Chicago Legacy Lives On

AP | KAREN HAWKINS and DON BABWIN | Posted 04.03.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — When this proud city welcomed back hometown hero Don Cornelius last year, it wasn't just Chicago-style – it was "Soul Train" sty...

Don Cornelius Made Television History With 'Soul Train'

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

NEW YORK — In an era when Beyonce and Jay-Z are music royalty, when Barack Obama is the nation's chief executive, and when black stars in the ca...

What Black People Learned From Soul Train and Don Cornelius

Dr. Boyce Watkins | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment
Dr. Boyce Watkins

Like the rest of America, I was distraught over the death of the great Don Cornelius, creator of the legendary show, Soul Train. There will never be another one like him, for he truly changed the black entertainment landscape for all eternity.

'The View' Remembers Don Cornelius & 'Soul Train'

Posted 02.01.2012 | TV

Don Cornelius, the host and creator of the iconic dance show "Soul Train," was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his home on W...

Celebrities Remember Don Cornelius

Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

News of Don Cornelius's death from an apparent suicide spread quickly via Twitter and other social networking sites, and celebrities tweeted their con...

Don Cornelius Dead

Posted 04.02.2012 | Black Voices

Don Cornelius, the creator and longtime host of the groundbreaking music show ‘Soul Train,' has died. He was 75. According to the New York Times,...