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Mary J. Blige: “Whitney’s Death Made me Stop Binge Drinking”

The Queen of Hip Hop Soul admits that Houston's death helped her stop drinking alcohol

Goes to show you how events can make you change your life.

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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The American landscape would not be nearly as rich, diverse and hip without pioneering forces such as Don Cornelius. As the creator of Soul Train, Cornelius did more than establish a profitable company/brand but also simultaneously uplifted people of color by giving them a platform to express their innate talents while reinforcing positive and inspiring messages through the creative disciplines of music, dance and fashion. Following news of Cornelius’ recent passing, BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Kenard Gibbs, current CEO/Partner of Soul Train Holdings and co-founder of Madvision Entertainment, to Decode how Cornelius went from investing $400 into the Soul Train pilot to forever changing American culture. —Souleo

Don Cornelius’ Death Sparks a Discussion on Suicide in the Black Community

In the wake of the Soul Train creator's death, questions arise about depression and mental health in our communities

Following Don Cornelius’ death and the start of the Rutgers suicide trial—where Tyler Clementi took…

By Tamara Warren

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