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Designated Survivor: Kirkman Meets an Idol, and Things Don't Go Well

In last week's Designated Survivor, we got word that former President Cornelius Moss (so far unseen Geoff Pierson) was eager to advise reigning President Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) on the current issues plaguing the administration, like filling Cabinet seats, dealing with dead vice presidents,... Read More > Other Links From Designated Survivor

A Look Back At 28 Memorable 'Soul Train' Performances

In 1970, Don Cornelius created the first musical television show catered to black audiences with the cultural phenomenon of “Soul Train.” Launched as a local television program in Chicago in 1970, the music variety show ? hosted by Cornelius ? was syndicated in other national markets a year later and it ran until 2006. Show More Summary

Artist Tricks Tourists With Elaborate Monument To Staten Island Ferry Octopus Attack

You probably don't know much about the Staten Island Ferry Disaster Memorial Museum, which honors the 400 victims who died when a giant octopus attacked the Cornelius G. Kolff, a Staten Island Ferry boat, on Nov. 22, 1963. That isn't...Show More Summary

The Cavs' 'Soul Train' parody only needed Don Cornelius to be perfect

ALL ABOARD THE CAAAAAAVS TRAIN! ?#CavsHWC #NBAonABC — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) January 31, 2016 As the Cavaliers prepared to face the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night, the Cavs' Twitter gave us the best throwback...Show More Summary

Arkansas receiver glances at broken arm, jogs off field (warning: icky)

2 years agoSports : The Early Lead

I don’t know about you, but if I fell down, then got up and noticed that I had a new elbow, I’d be a shrieking mess. However, Arkansas wide receiver Jared Cornelius is apparently made of sturdier stuff, because his reaction to clearly breaking his forearm was to simply jog off the field. Arkansas was […]

Nancy Davis Kho: Breaking Records for Love, Peace, and Soul in Oakland

In a week where racial hatred resulted in a tragedy in Charleston, I had a crazy thought: what would happen if we held a four hour Soul Train line in every city in this country? Read more: Soul Train, Don Cornelius, Oakland, Fundraising, Guinness World Records, Funk, Good News News

Rosie Perez On Wendy Williams Talking About Tupac, Jennifer Lopez, And Don Cornelius! [Video]

) Friend to the show Rosie Perez opens up about her tumultuous childhood in her revealing memoir “Handbook for an Unpredictable Life.” Then, Rosie tells Wendy about a fight she had with “Soul Train” host Don Cornelius and sets the

Quote of the Day: Cornelius Eady on Music

You can read this text from Cornelius Eady’s poem “Paradiso” in the book You Don’t Miss Your Water (1995) and in Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations. Read the quote in its full context here.

Cornelius Gurlitt: Nazi art hoarder's whereabouts unknown

Authorities don't know where he is, but 1,406 works found in his flat are 'dirty, but undamaged' One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 13:25 ON Tue 5 Nov 2013 The images above show previously unknown art works by Otto Dix (L) and Marc Chagall  CORNELIUS...Show More Summary

Oct. 2, 1971: Soul Train debuts from LA (video)

After starting in Chicago, Don Cornelius migrated "Soul Train" to Los An

Soul Train and Pain: New Book Explores The Legacy of Don Cornelius' Empire

In her new book, Love, Peace and Soul: Behind the Scenes of America's Favorite Dance Show, Soul Train, author Ericka Blount Danois does more than a pop-chronology or even a look behind the scenes. She gets deeply into the history and...Show More Summary

Boogie Down: The 10 Top Soul Train Dance Lines

The loss of legendary Soul Train host Don Cornelius in February 2012 saddened fans of the popular dance program worldwide. However, the memory of the widely-syndicated program lives on with a bevy of live performances, breakout appearances and the fame

The Soul Train Impact: Music, Moguls and More

4 years agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Image courtesy of There is no denying the effect the late Don Cornelius and "Soul Train" had on pop culture; for over 30 years, every Saturday morning, teenagers everywhere were glued to their televisions to see the latest fashion,...

The Lives They Lived: Don Cornelius Told It Like It Was

4 years agoNews : NYTimes: News

Unlike “American Bandstand,” “Soul Train” was a genuine reflection of what was going on in American households.

Billboard Posts Pop Music Obit Slideshow

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Click over to Billboard for their photo essay on this year's passings in the pop music world. Donna Summer, Whitney Houston, Adam Yauch, Don Cornelius, Davy Jones, Robin Gibb, Etta James, Dick Clark...and on and on. I can't remember the last time to many huge names died in the same year.

New Edition Wins Top Soul Train Music Award

(The Root) -- The 2012 Soul Train Music Awards was the first time in the 25-year history of the ceremony that it was without its creator, Don Cornelius. For that reason, this year's edition, which was taped at the Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas and aired on BET and Centric on Sunday night, had to be special. Read full article...

Revolution – Season 1 Episode 5 – Recap and Review – Soul Train

Revolution – Season 1 Episode 5 – Recap and Review – Soul Train via The episode may not feature the late Don Cornelius, but "Soul Train" delivers beyond even the most modest expectations, providing the best episode of Revolution...Show More Summary

Andy Rooney, Don Cornelius, Among 2012 Giants of Broadcasting

5 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

An eclectic group of TV and radio pioneers has been selected as Giants of Broadcasting. This year’s class includes the late Don Corneilius, who was the revolutionary Soul Train host from 1971 to 1993. The man who gave Archie Bunker life, Norman Lear, is among the 2012 group. Show More Summary

TV Show Highlights King of 'Soul Train'

(The Root) -- Centric TV's latest documentary, Don Cornelius: Visionary, Trailblazer and Cultural Icon, looks back at the life and legacy of the late Soul Train host through his own eyes, with exclusive footage of Cornelius reflecting...Show More Summary

Don Cornelius and The Day the Myth of Black Suicide Died

Shawn Maxam says we need to debunk the myth that Black people don’t ever commit suicide. For many centuries, suicides were treated like criminals by the society. That is part of the terrible legacy that has come down into society’s method of handling suicide recovery. Now we have to fight off the demons that have [...]

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