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All The Queen’s Men: A Introspective on the Bishop Eddie Long Scandal

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by | 4 Comments; | Category: Culture, Entertainment, Gossip, Politics

Atlanta has long been known for being a contradiction of a city. Deeply founded in southern tradition and hospitality, Atlanta also is feeding ground for racism and homophobia. No, Atlanta isn’t as progressive as New York or Lose Angeles, at least on the surface. Underneath the traditional southern charm, Atlanta has grown into a industry city focused on entertainment, more specifically music and film. Alongside the development of entertainment in Atlanta, Atlanta is known as a ‘gay city’. A ‘gay city’ especially for the black gay community.

With that type of oil and water separation in tact, there’s times when the separation becomes apparent. The new scandal with Bishop Eddie Long is a perfect example of what can happen when the struggle and contradiction in the black community comes to a head, and it only makes sense to make Atlanta it’s backdrop.
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