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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...

"Love Train": A Playlist for Don Cornelius & "Soul Train"

David Wild | Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

As I write these words, I hear helicopters overhead covering the death of Don Cornelius in my neighborhood, but I prefer to remember that being able to board "Soul Train" changed my life -- and countless others -- for the better.

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,...

Weekend Plans: Disco, Bears and Weiners

Posted 11.02.2011 | Chicago

Chicago may be feeling a little used and abused this week, with many residents fleeing for the Labor Day weekend, while North Coast Music Festival bri...

Weekend Plans: Soul Train, Air Guitar & More

Posted 09.20.2011 | Chicago

The weather has not been kind to Chicago, or the rest of the country, this past week. As heat indexes climbed into triple digits, sitting inside air c...

Remembering Black L.A.

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 08.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Linnie Frank Bailey

There is a dearth of historical stories on black life in Southern California. Looking back, one might wonder -- what was every day life like for black Angelenos thirty or forty years ago?

WATCH: Wolf Blitzer Busts A Move At Soul Train Awards

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Do not adjust your screen: that really is Wolf Blitzer being taught how to "Dougie." At the Soul Train Awards. The CNN anchor was a presenter at the...

From Philly International to The Berklee College Of Music: A Conversation With Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This weekend, the legendary R&B songwriting team will receive honorary doctorates in recognition of the 3500 songs they've produced over their 35-year partnership. In this interview, they reflect on their extraordinary careers.

Michael Jackson: Never Can Say Goodbye

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

I remember June 25th, 2009 vividly. I remember standing in the sweltering epicenter of Metro Center in Washington, D.C. I got a voicemail message. It was my dad telling me that Michael Jackson had passed away.

NYC Assignment Desk: Cover 'I'm With Coco,' Brooklyn Taco Experiment

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help of the Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and received a...

Stop Making Sense With Jerry Harrison & Chris Frantz, Plus a Robert Francis Interview, John Mayer News, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year being the 25th anniversary of the release of the Talking Heads' concert classic Stop Making Sense, I spoke with Talking Heads Jerry Harrison and Chris Frantz on the cult favorite.

Jackson's Death Means We're All Older Now and Need to Sober Up

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

The passing of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett has hit us near-baby boomers and full-on baby boomers with a rock and roll punch to the gut we weren't ready for.

'Soul Train' Host Charged With Spousal Battery, Assault

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles city attorney has charged Don Cornelius, former host of "Soul Train," in connection with two domestic incidents in...