Don Cornelius

The question of why Don Cornelius took his own life in February may never be answered, but the TV and music icon’s son is spearheading a campaign of suicide awareness to prevent others from experiencing the same type of loss that befell him. The result is the Don Cornelius Foundation, an organization that “not only […]

From the hundreds of musicians that performed on “Soul Train” to the millions of viewers who tuned in every weekend, Don Cornelius’ vision to give Black America a platform to share our music our way became so much more than that. It opened doors for black ad agencies and black products and showed mainstream media […]

E! News has obtained the graphic autopsy results on “Soul Train” founder Don Cornelius, who died in February at the age of 75. The documents reaffirm the coroner’s ruling issued then: the cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head which entered through the right temple. The autopsy report states that Cornelius […]