Tag: Don Cornelius

Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America – Film Showing at Marcus Garvey Park

The weather tonight will be perfect for watching an outdoor screening of the documentary film “Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America” in Marcus Garvey Park.  The film celebrates the hit TV show Soul Train and its creator / producer

NYT’s Obituary of Don Cornelius’ Muted Lagacy as founder of Soul Train

The New York Times’ obituary of Don Cornelius, creator of Soul Train, is a must read companion to our recent post. Sadly, there is an unfortunate all too familiar codicil to the obituary, relating to how the Grammy’s neglected to

Whitney Houston Tribute in Harlem

Harlem came out to show love for Whitney Houston on Monday evening after the call was made by local radio stations for people to gather on the Harlem State Office building Plaza on 125th street to pray for and celebrate

Remembering the Legendary ‘Soul Train’ Creator Don Cornelius

If you did not know him, you should. Don Cornelius was born on Sept. 27, 1936, and grew up on Chicago’s South Side. He was a Chicago police officer in the mid-1960s, when he met radio personality Ed Cobb. Cobb