Guest Post: Black History Month & Soul Train Memories

Here is a guest post I did over at the Life Of An El Paso Woman blog for Black History Month, which starts tomorrow. It’s about my memories of the “Hippest Trip in America,” Soul Train and its host, Don Cornelius, who passed away on February 1, 2012.

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Hi everyone! I hope your Sunday is going well! Fellow blogger and friend Tracy (T. Wayne) from A Joyful Process shares his favorite memories from the once popular T.V. program, Soul Train. Tomorrow marks the first day of Black History Month here in the U.S. The month honors the African American community, along with their contributions to society. Tracy usually blogs about music, sports and life in Maryland. You can take a look/follow his blog here.  

Black History Month & Soul Train Memories

Four years ago, on the first day of Black History month, we lost a man who helped create a part of that history.

Don Cornelius, of the deep baritone voice, who wished generations of youth “love, peace and SOUL!” passed away on February 1, 2012. The 75-year-old was an apparent suicide victim. I couldn’t believe he was that old! When I was younger, watching Soul Train, the history-making, ground-breaking…

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