Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

July 13, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Black Like Me

Black Like Me I’ve just learned the amazing story of John Howard Griffin. He wrote Black Like Me now in its 50th anniversary edition. My sister Beth and I were in our hotel room at Mohegan Sun last week. We were talking about … Continue reading

March 17, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Nigeria Celebrates and Suffers

Octogenarian Celebrants in Obosi Celebrating Old Age While in the U.S. and around the world people celebrated Pi Day on Saturday, March 14 – 3.14.15 – the people of Obosi in eastern Nigeria were having a different kind of festivity. Ito … Continue reading

November 25, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Thinking About Race – Slavery to Today

Six Acres and the Underground Railway Six Acres, the bed and breakfast where my sister and I stayed last weekend, is lovely. There is a large main house with about six rooms, but we were given the whole lower floor … Continue reading

September 10, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Memoir Update, Frontline, Children’s Books

Exciting News! Erica Jong, author of Fear of Flying and many more books, has agreed to write a comment for my book. I told the members of one of my book groups tonight, and shared the news at a reception … Continue reading