Hundreds honor 'Soul Train' creator Don Cornelius

Two photos of "Soul Train" creator and host Don Cornelius are displayed during a private memorial service for Cornelius in Los Angeles, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Cornelius died Feb. 1 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Since then, tributes to him and the show he created have been held around the country. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

February 16, 2012 9:40:20 PM PST
Through music, scripture and song, Don Cornelius was remembered Thursday as the man who elevated black culture and entertainment with his "Soul Train," demolishing barriers of race and culture, and changing the nation's history.