Atlanta megachurch leader Bishop Eddie Long contemplated suicide

Megachurch leader Bishop Eddie Long has revealed that he once considered suicide after being accused of sexual misconduct with young men known as his “spiritual sons” in 2010. Four lawsuits against Long were dismissed but it took its toll on Long and on New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.

Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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