41 Year-Old Man Leaves Wife and Kids For 18 Year-Old Former High School student

41 Year-Old Man Leaves Wife and Kids For 18 Year-Old Former High School student

Anne Rugumba, staff writer
April 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

A California woman is livid and alleging abuse against a 41 year-old former high school teacher who moved into an apartment with her 18 year-old daughter. James Hooker, 41, left his job when it was revealed that he was in a relationship with Jordan Powers, 18. Hooker left his wife and kids for Jordan. Jordan... Read more »

Man Shoots Daughter’s Laptop After Reading Her Post On Facebook

Man Shoots Daughter’s Laptop After Reading Her Post On Facebook

Anne Rugumba, staff
April 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

A man named Tommy Jordan from North Carolina recently posted an eight minute video that showed him shooting his daughters laptop after reading posts that his daughter had posted on facebook complaining about doing house chores. Here is what the young girl Hannah posted.. “To my parents: I'm not... Read more »

KONY

KONY

Anne Rugumba, Staff Writer
March 8, 2012
Filed under My African Eye, Opinion, Staff

A new video has gone viral and is bringing attention to Uganda’s Rebel leader Joseph Kony. The video made by a US based group,  Invisible Children is called KONY 2012 and hopes to raise awareness and support to capture Kony and bring him to justice. Messages tagged #sop kony 2012,#make kony famous,#Uganda,were... Read more »

Restaurant Bans Crying Kids

Restaurant Bans Crying Kids

Anne Rugumba, staff writer
March 7, 2012
Filed under My African Eye, Opinion, Staff

Kids cry.  And kids do cry in restaurants. Irritating? Annoying? Very! But, does it warrant a total ban? A restaurant in Atlanta definitely agrees because they have put out a notice at the bottom of their menus banning crying kids from their restaurant and it reads: “Dear all present... Read more »

Spread The Word To End The Word

Anne Rugumba, Staff Writer
March 7, 2012
Filed under My African Eye, Opinion, Staff

So many times we use words without thinking how they can affect someone because we say them without the intention to hurt or humiliate and that makes it okay to us to say them. One of these words so commonly used is retard. So many times we will say “I left my phone home today, I am such a retard...... Read more »

Drugs In Hollywood

Drugs In Hollywood

March 5, 2012
Filed under Columnists, My African Eye

In the wake of Whitney Houston’s death, as the world tries to come to terms with the death of the iconic singer, the issue of drugs in Hollywood has been on almost everyone’s mind. From Michael Jackson to Amy Winehouse and now Whitney Houston, all immensely talented superstars that we have come to... Read more »