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Don Cornelius Suicide

UP and OUT: Showed UP and Showed OUT

Kalup Linzy | Posted 03.15.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

All performance pics courtesy of the Aspen Museum of Art Who? 2012. I assume most of us go into a new year dreaming of our triumphs and not a...

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 ...

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.

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,...