Class of 2011: Year in Review

Story by Michele Fling, Amir Shaw, Terry Shropshire, Zondra Hughes, Christa Jackson and DeWayne Rogers 2011 was a year for the record books. From the global financial meltdown, to the withdrawal of combat troops in Iraq and the deaths of two the world’s most infamous despots, Iraq’s Moammar Gadhafi and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il, […]

5th Annual Artist Battle Pays Tribute to Biggest Pimps in the Nation

Atlanta artist Fabian is hosting another of the infamous and much anticipated Studious Study of Stuntin’ Artist Battle on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Raw Gallery Space in Atlanta. The inimitable occasion which is reminiscent of the equally infamous ‘Player’s Ball, is cause de celebre for artists and art lovers.  The Battle is not only […]

Breaking News: Eddie Long’s 5th Accuser Revealed

Investigative reporter Dale Russell of Atlanta’s Fox 5 I-Team revealed on the July 27 6 p.m. broadcast that Bishop Eddie Long had a fifth accuser in his sexual misconduct case. The accuser never filed a lawsuit and his name was kept a secret, but the settlement negotiations revealed the individual as Centino Kemp. Russell has […]

Bishop Eddie Long Needs to Repent, Says Mentor Bishop Paul Morton

Bishop Eddie L. Long was put on blast from the pulpit of Bishop Paul Morton, who said the scandal-ridden pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church needs to publicly repent for his transgressions. Morton, who mentored Long into the position of bishop in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship, said he felt obligated to speak […]

Bishop Eddie Long Suffers Another Personal Blow? Bloggers Say Yes

Bishop Eddie L. Long’s wife, Vanessa, has — according to multiple blog sites — moved out of the family home and has taken one of the kids with her. If this turns out to be true, which there’s a strong possibility it’s not, given the track records of frivolous bloggers, this would be the continued […]

Bishop Eddie Long Allegedly Settles for $15 Million; Does Innocence Cost That Much?

Bishop Eddie L. Long settled his sexual lawsuit with his four accusers for a whopping $15 million, so says hip-hop icon Big Boi. The one-half of the seminal rap group OutKast tweeted yesterday that he found out the pastor of the suburban Atlanta-based New Birth Missionary Baptist Church shelled out that amount. And the famously […]

Bishop Eddie L. Long Settles Sexual Lawsuit; What Will It Mean for His Ministry?

Bishop Eddie L. Long, once the unquestioned leader of one of the largest religious congregations in the country, has finally settled out of court with the four men who claim he bamboozled them into multiple homosexual encounters. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church attorney Barbara Marschalk told the press that “matters have been resolved.” She also […]

Bishop Eddie Long Headed to Trial? Negotiations Break Down (poll)

We all thought the Bishop Eddie Long sexual lawsuit mediation was about to be concluded. The presiding judge actually announced that the case should have been wrapped up by Easter, but that no longer holds true. The negotiations have reportedly hit a snag. As a result, the judge told the media he is now going […]

Bishop Eddie Long Close to Settlement in Sexual Abuse Case

Bishop Eddie L. Long, pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta, is close to reaching an agreement with the four young men who sued him over allegations of sexual abuse. After three months of marathon negotiations, the two sides have reportedly overcome the final obstacle that prevented the case from coming to […]