Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

May 17, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Ogbanje, The Repeating Children

Ogbanje, the Repeating Children, or Changlings My second book with the current trial title, When the Kola Nut Reaches Home, describes ogbanje, the “repeating or returning children,” in Igbo traditional belief. Sometimes ogbanje is translated as “changlings.” I first read about … Continue reading

April 2, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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White privilege – is it doomed? Is that good?

My Peace Corps friend and colleague – we were volunteers together in Nigeria in 1962-64 – has written a powerful piece about white privilege in Counterpunch, a magazine where he is a frequent contributor. He begins, “Some of the richest … Continue reading