Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

May 17, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Another ‘Chi’ in a Name, White Privilege, the Nigerian Presidential Committee

Another Name with ‘Chi’ There was a rally last Saturday at the Nigerian Consulate in New York City to call on the Nigerian government to rescue the kidnapped girls. In my last post I shared the photo of my friend … 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

May 5, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Igbo Names and the Naming Ceremony Part II

I posted a challenge question eight days ago and it’s still waiting for an answer! You can read the post here. The question was about Igbo names and the words for God contained in our son’s names – Chinakueze and Chukwugekwu. … Continue reading