Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

October 16, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

A Theft, A Threat, and Raising Awareness

Ebola is now in the U.S. and citizens react. Why didn’t we act earlier? We see too few children of color in children’s books – can we change that? A pumpkin thief gets caught at Linvilla Orchards.

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August 29, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Progress in Nigeria; In U.S. Ongoing White Privilege

 YALI I posted news of President Obama’s Africa Summit recently. Here is related news that I found on Zainab Usman’s blog. Preceding the Africa Summit, the Young African Leaders Initiative, or YALI, hosted 500 young leaders from Africa “to hone … Continue reading

May 13, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Protesting Boko Haram, A Visit to Nigeria, and What I’m Reading

Boko Haram and the girls from the Chibok school in northeastern Nigeria continue to occupy the news, our minds, and frequently, our conversations. My own most recent conversation about the Nigerian kidnapping was with Sylvia, my new friend who works … Continue reading