Yesterday Bishop Eddie Long spoke publicly for the first time about the 4 lawsuits files against him by 4 young men who claim that he used his influence and position as a spiritual leader to coerce them into sexual relationships. Many people, me included, were puzzled at Bishop Long’s decision to wait 5 days from the first allegation to publicly address the situation.
Hold up, let’s get this right together. THIS BLOG POST AND ANYTHING I SAY IN IT DOES NOT AND WILL NOT EXPRESS MY OPINION ON BISHOP LONG’S GUILT OR INNOCENCE. Still not clear? Let me try this again. Do not try and read into whether I think he did it or not. I won’t say, at least not yet. But what I will discuss are my thoughts on how he’s handled it so far and how I predict this may play out. Read the rest of this entry »