December 5, 2010
Tectonic political shifts, natural and man-made disasters, and feats of daring all dominated headlines in 2010. Which stories most affected or captivated African Americans? After checking in with The Root's Facebook fans, we devised the following countdown.
by Nsenga Burton onNovember 2, 2010
The embattled bishop denies allegations just before Election Day.
by Lauren Williams onOctober 15, 2010
A female employee filed a lawsuit this week against Bishop Eddie Long's church claiming that another employee harassed her and retaliated when she tried to report him.
by Brentin Mock onOctober 12, 2010
Antoine Dodson, concerned brother and YouTube sensation, talks to The Root about his BET Hip Hop Awards performance, sex crimes in black communities and his thoughts on Bishop Eddie Long's accusers.
by Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs onOctober 6, 2010
The unfolding of sexual-coercion charges against the pastor has certainly been mesmerizing. But is this saga news or just scandalous?
by The Buzz onOctober 6, 2010
There is a long history of black church leaders who have found themselves in the middle of controversy, from Creflo Dollar to Jeremiah Wright.
by Josef Sorett onOctober 4, 2010
Shifting sexual mores, racial anxieties and unresolved issues of gender and power are what really drive our fascination with the Georgia mega-church crisis, says a professor of religion.
by Sheryl Huggins Salomon onOctober 3, 2010
Once again the embattled pastor uses the pulpit to address, if indirectly, the lawsuits against him.
October 1, 2010
This week on The Confab: Bishop Eddie Long, the Gulf Coast recovery, Waiting for Superman and the NAACP’s weekend march. Join managing editor Joel Dreyfuss as he talks with senior editor Teresa Wiltz and reporters Cord Jefferson, Brentin Mock and L'Heureux Lewis.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 29, 2010
Craig Gillen calls foul on the play.
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His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
The "no shame in my game" judge gets put on trial for misconduct.
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