Topics :: Bishop Eddie Long

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Accuser in Bishop Eddie Long Scandal Writes Tell-All Book

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 20
One of the men who accused Bishop Eddie Long, the leader of a megachurch in Atlanta, of sexual assault details the incident in a new tell-all book.

Bishop Eddie Long’s School Shuts Its Doors

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 29
Bishop Eddie Long has been the subject of many scandals, including one from last year when four young men accused him of sexual harassment. There is more trouble for the preacher as his 18-year-old school closes down because of financial problems.

Embattled Atlanta Preacher Eddie Long’s Wife Plans to Divorce Him. Or Not.

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 4
On Dec. 1, Atlanta preacher Eddie Long’s wife filed for divorce. Until she apparently decided not to. The politically powerful (& anti-gay rights) preacher has been reeling from charges by several young men in his church of trading sex for favors.

Suburban Atlanta rally highlights sexual abuse, homophobia in black church

NATIONAL | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 23
Tuan N’Gai, founder of Silence Equals Consent, organized a rally in Lithonia, Ga., on Saturday, Nov. 13, that sought to draw attention to sexual abuse and homophobia within the black church.

Civil rights group to hold prayer vigil outside Ga. megachurch

NATIONAL | By Conswella Bennett | Nov 11
Tuan N’Gai, founder of Silence Equals Consent, organized the Nov. 13 vigil outside Bishop Eddie Long’s megachurch in suburban Atlanta to draw attention to pedophilia and homophobia within the black church.

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