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Kametra Barbour is suing the Forney, Texas police department and chief in a huge $2 million lawsuit after she the police shockingly held at gunpoint in…

Who knew that something as innocuous as hair braiding would be a federal judge’s concern? But in Dallas it was when Isis Brantley, owner of…

The city of Miami is taking JPMorgan Chase & Co, the country’s biggest bank, to court based on major claims of housing discrimination against its residents…

The rift amongst the children of Martin Luther King Jr. continues to widen. A day after issuing a statement announcing that her brothers Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing her, sister Bernice King held a press conference at Atlanta’s historic Ebenezer Baptist Church saying that she is disassociating herself from her […]

It’s a sad story but the siblings of Martin Luther King Jr. have been involved in some nasty infighting for years. Now comes word that Dexter Scott King and Martin Luther King III are suing sister Bernice King for the rights to many of Dr. King’s most prized possessions, including King’s personal Bible that President […]

Bishop Eddie Long is being sued by former New Birth Missionary Baptist Church members who claim the embattled megachurch pastor encouraged them to invest money with a company despite being informed the investor had a $3 million capital deficit. According to the AJC, the suit was filed late last month in DeKalb County state court. […]

Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo on “Sesame Street,” has officially resigned following allegations from a man who filed a lawsuit accusing him of engaging in an underage sexual relationship. The lawsuit was filed today (November 20), just one week after another accuser recanted his claim that Clash, 52, engaged him […]

Gospel singer James Fortune is being sued for alleged child abuse. According to a civil lawsuit, in 2001 James Fortune burned his 4-year-old stepson, leaving the boy disfigured with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on nearly half of his body. His wife Cheryl was also named in the lawsuit. The toddler’s biological father is responsible for the […]

Pastor Donald Battle of Atlanta’s Divine Faith Ministries addressed the Bishop Eddie Long scandal recently, preaching that the embattled New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor has “problems” and needs to “sit down.” Battle also disagreed with Creflo Dollar’s recent sermon chastising New Birth members for leaving the church. Unlike Dollar, Battle said former New Birth […]

When it rains it pours, and the rumor on the net is that Vanessa Long has left her husband, Bishop Eddie Long. Apparently Vanessa left the house and took one of the children with her, after the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor settled his sexual misconduct case out of court. Sources are saying: Well-placed […]

A new report has surfaced claiming that New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Bishop Eddie Long is paying nearly $25 million and has given a private apology to settle claims he had improper sexual relationships with four young male parishioners. According to Redding News Review, a source who claims to be familiar with the details […]

An attorney involved in the sexual misconduct lawsuits against New Birth Missionary Baptist Church pastor Bishop Eddie Long told the AJC.com that the parties involved have settled the matter. Barbara Marschalk, who represents New Birth Missionary Baptist Church and LongFellows Youth Academy, told the AJC that she expects the lawsuits to be dismissed by close […]