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Sunset: New Birth’s Bishop Eddie Long Death Reported

Sunsets Remembered: Sunday, January 15, 2017 reports began circulating of Bishop Eddie Long’s death from an aggressive form of cancer. Though Long was constantly profiled in controversy headlines in past years, more recently, he became subject of salacious  headlines for his dramatically altered appearance — reported as result of cancer. Upon notice of his death, long time followers mourn while others  speculate further. Details of memorial not yet released. No doubt city will want to honor Long’s extension contribution to his church. #DryerBuzz — DryerBuzz.com — transforming way we look —…

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LISTEN: Great Debates: Herman Cain and Bishop Eddie Long – Did You Pray or Slay? What’s the Impact | Listen

The Great Debates — DryerBuzz.com — Catch the buzz you missed on the  Great Debates with DryerBuzz.com.  We are back for another season of great debates Sundays 7PM ET.  Special guest this week was  April Gabrielle (@NoBrokenHome) author of Myth of the Broken Home. Listen as we hashed out what has happened to Herman Cain and his campaign, and the continuing buzz about Bishop Eddie Long.  Both Cain and Long are falling back to deal with issues and accusations and the impact on family and followers, however allegedly. Does ish…

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WATCH: Eddie Long accusers break their silence – News Story – WSB Atlanta | The Cut with that Brother!

For the first time since they settled their case against Bishop Eddie Long, two of the young men who accused him of sexual abuse are speaking out. Jamal Parris and Spencer LeGrande agreed to their first sit-down interview with Channel 2 investigative reporter Jodie Fleischer inside a Miami hotel late last week. Parris and LeGrande and three other young men entered into a confidential settlement with Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist church three months ago. WATCH and Follow the Buzz  via Eddie Long accusers break their silence | wsbtv.com…

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The Clippings: Bernice King Takes To Atlanta Radio To Discuss Stepping Down From Bishop Eddie Long Church  | Buzz via ajc.com

The Rev. Bernice King will announce on a radio show Tuesday that she is stepping down as an elder at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, an action apparently unrelated to Bishop Eddie Long’s  recent settlement of four sexual misconduct lawsuits. Enlarge photo 2004, AJC On Dec. 11, 2004, Bernice King (right) stood with Eddie Long (with torch) at a march against gay marriage at the Martin Luther King National Historic Site. King intends to disclose her plans to radio host Rhodell Lewis on Praise 102.5, and on mypraiseatl.com between 4…

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Prayer Vigil Planned In Support of the Victims in Bishop Eddie Long Scandal | November 13, 2010 at 12pm

myATLevents — Tuan N’Gai, civil rights activist, author, and founder of Silence Equals Consent (www.silenceequalsconsent.org), has announced an interfaith prayer vigil to be held in Lithonia, GA. Minister N’Gai plans to pray for the end of pedophilia and homophobia in the Black Church. The event will also honor the memories of the LGBT teenagers who recently took their own lives. On November 13, 2010 at 12pm, the “Breaking the Silence So Healing Can Begin“ vigil will be held at Willie A. Watkins Special Event Center, 5843 Redan Road, Lithonia, Georgia…

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VideoBuzz: Eddie Long Preparing for Spiritual Warfare | Seeing is Believing

VideoBuzz: Bishop Eddie Long was back in the pulpit Tuesday night, saying the controversy surrounding him is in God’s hands. That came as one of his sexual abuse accusers called him a ‘monster’, and as Long’s request in a separate case became public. (Sept. 29) In other video: Atlanta radio station V-103 spoke with senior I-Team reporter Dale Russell about the accusations against Bishop Eddie Long.  (video embed courtesy of myfoxatlanta) Seeing is Believing — www.DryerBuzz.com — Combing the headlines. Changing the way we look . . . at life….

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VideoBuzz: Bishop Eddie Long Takes It Easy on Sunday Morning Speaking to Congregation and Media | DryerBuzz.com

Ask Me No Questions and I’ll Tell You No Lies — Bishop Eddie Long took it easy on Sunday morning.  At the advise of counsel, the Bishop chose not to address allegations against him specifically. There was the exception of the few punch lines at the expense of the audience looking in. Long was brief during the service and was quick about it in the press conference that followed. Should the defendant say more? If Bishop Eddie Long were to shout from the mountain of Dekalb County about being innocent…

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Buzz Points: When Church Turns Out – Don’t Ask Don’t Tell?

The Buzz points below were pulled from the blogosphere giving a side of a long standing debate surrounding the black church. In the midst of allegations against Atlanta’s Bishop Eddie Long, the conversations rises to the top (in search engines).  While Long had planned an interview this week, his appearance was quickly substituted by an attorney when it was announced there may be more claimants coming forth.  What we have not seen is an overwhelming concern from the clergy and peers.  In Atlanta, the black clergy comes together weekly under…

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Roland Martin Tweets News of Exclusive with Bishop Eddie Long Scheduled Thursday 7:15 am EST | TJMS #theBuzz – Correction

Update: The Bishop did not appear. Instead an appointed lawyer rushed through the interview with Roland S Martin and also read a statement. Bishop Eddie Long now plans to address his congregation on Sunday morning. Catch the buzz you missed at www.BlackAmericaWeb.com, click TJMS for archives.  Follow the buzz with DryerBuzz. Listen to the Tom Joyner Morning Show Thursday at 7:15 am EST. I will have an exclusive interview with Bishop Eddie L. Long. Follow the Buzz via Roland’s Twitter | Listen live via BlackAmericaWeb.com (check for local stations) TJMS:…

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Bishop Eddie Long | Sexual allegations are talk of Atlanta, elsewhere  | ajc.com

Across the radio dial on Kiss 104.1, Roland Martin interviewed the plaintiff’s attorney, B.J. Bernstein, on the nationally syndicated “Tom Joyner Morning Show.” Bernstein said that when she first got a phone call from one the alleged victims, “the chills went down my spine because I immediately knew the seriousness…and I knew the stature of Bishop Long in this community and across this nation. I got the boys in and spoke with them and that’s when I knew that I had no choice but to get involved. I was shaken…

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What time is the Prayer Vigil? Men allege sexual coercion by prominent Atlanta pastor Eddie Long – CNN.com

From CNN.com — Two Georgia men have filed suit claiming that prominent Atlanta pastor Eddie Long coerced them into sex. The suits, filed Tuesday in DeKalb County, Georgia, allege that Long used his position as a spiritual authority and bishop to coerce young male members and employees of his New Birth Missionary Baptist Church into sex. “Defendant Long has a pattern and practice of singling out a select group of young male church members and using his authority as Bishop over them to ultimately bring them to a point of…

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