Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

February 13, 2018
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Happy Birthday in Igbo

Happy Birthday in Igbo to Uzo Aduba Kerri Washington Wishes Uzo Aduba a Happy Birthday in Fluent Igbo I loved reading about the Happy birthday in Igbo wish and the language the two women used. (I’m not sure a Twitter … Continue reading

December 11, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Three Writers: An Award, A Farmer, A Justice-Seeker

Barnes & Noble Writers Award The bookseller Barnes & Noble has their name attached to a prestigious writers’ award given annually to authors. I had never heard of it; had you? Adichie was one of three writers given the award … Continue reading

August 13, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Fela and His Music

Fela, His Music, and His Activism Do you remember the Nigerian musician Fela Anikulapo-Kuti? His life was featured in the award-winning musical on Broadway simply called “Fela.” The musical ran from 2009 to 2011. Clem and I saw it with … Continue reading

May 22, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Singing City with Noted Musicians and African Quilts

Singing City Clem and I went to Philadelphia for a delayed Mother’s Day celebration with our daughter Beth and her family. She sang yesterday with Singing City, an old and revered Philadelphia chorus. Before the concert she introduced me to “I … Continue reading