Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

December 4, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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New US Ambassador for Nigeria

New US Ambassador to Nigeria New U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria meets President Buhari The new US ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, submitted his credentials to President Buhari on December 1. You may have recognized his name. I did. His family … Continue reading

September 3, 2016
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Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes

Year of Yes I always have a book on my phone for listening at the gym. While I’m on the treadmill, lifting weights, or doing leg presses, I’m ‘reading.’ Right now, it’s Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes and I’m loving it! … Continue reading

April 16, 2016
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Georgetown’s Slave History

Georgetown’s Slave History New York Times columnist Rachel Swarms wrote a fascinating piece about Georgetown’s slave history. She tells  the story of the sale of 272 slaves in 1838 to keep the institution solvent. Then she describes efforts underway today to find … Continue reading

February 13, 2015
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Race Talk, Nigerian Elections

Bold Talk on Race James Comey, FBI Director, spoke about race The Director of the FBI, James Comey, spoke yesterday to students at Georgetown University on race relations. He was candid and bold as he talked about our choices on issues … Continue reading