Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

February 8, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

First Peace Corps Volunteer

Yale Women Authors “My claim to fame is that I was a member of the very first Peace Corps group,” said Meryl, one of the early arrivals at our home Sunday for the gathering of YaleWomen Connecticut. The first group had … Continue reading

September 17, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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The Hummingbird

Outside of the Window I’m with my sister Beth at her friend Stephanie’s home in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. I lived in Fort Thomas from 7th grade through the time I was in the Peace Corps. Stephanie just served us a … Continue reading

August 24, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Reporting, and Biking, While Black

Reporting While Black Gene Demby of Code Switch; photo from NPR Gene Demby is the lead blogger in Code Switch, an NPR team that reports on race, culture and ethnicity. He writes and speaks about what it is like to be reporting … Continue reading

April 14, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

One Year Anniversary

Chibok Kidnapping A Year Ago Today marks a year since the girls from the Chibok School were kidnapped. The International Business Times has a solid article describing how Boko Haram is still carrying out vicious attacks and how little has … Continue reading