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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Black History Month: Soul Train

Soul Train is the longest running and nationally syndicated black television show (1971-2006). Soul Train served a platform for black music when there were no television shows that aired Funk, Jazz, Disco, R&B, and Soul music by black entertainers. It was hosted by Don Cornelious and had over 1,000 shows that aired.

Listen to snippets of a VH1 documentary made by Questlove that explain why Soul Train was the first of it's kind and a powerful movement in black music and the community below:

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