Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

July 20, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Summertime and Compo Beach is Calling

Beach Party in Westport 06880 Dan Woog writes a blog called 06880. It’s all about the town and people of Westport. Whatever he writes must have a Westport connection. Compo Beach is a major feature of Westport. For the past … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Eighty-two Chibok Girls Released

Eighty-two Chibok Girls Released You probably already know the exciting news from Nigeria this past weekend. President Buhari had campaigned on promises to defeat Boko Haram and attack the country’s long-standing corruption. He needs victories, the NY Times said. “Over the … Continue reading

July 10, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Mohegan Sun My sister Beth has been visiting for the past twelve days. She’s flying home to Cincinnati as I write. We’re alike in some ways, different in others, like most siblings. She loves to gamble, so nearly every time … Continue reading

January 19, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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12 Malls for 180 Million People?

Martin Luther King Day Dan Woog writes the blog 06880. He blogs on all things Westport, Connecticut, or all things Westport that interest him, and his interests range widely! Yesterday on Martin Luther King Day he re-posted a piece from … Continue reading

September 29, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Gender Equality by 2030?

Nigeria: Slavery to Superrich I presented the first session of my six-week class on Nigerian history this afternoon for the Lifetime Learners Institute in Norwalk. Today I talked about pre-European African empires, including Mali and its famous leader Mansa Musa. … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Black Lives Matter and More

Black Lives Matter After the many tragic deaths of young black men at the hands of police in recent years, the movement Black Lives Matter has gained traction. It’s a way of saying that these deaths are not excusable. For me it means … Continue reading

June 2, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Focus for My Blog; the Dibia Part II

Blogging Workshop Dan Woog is a popular blogger in Westport, Connecticut where I live. His blog is titled 06880, the zip code of our town. He gave a workshop last Saturday which I attended. My friends Judy and Gail had also signed up. Gail … Continue reading