Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

August 29, 2017
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UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination Warns U.S.

UN Issues Warning A UN committee charged with tackling racism has issued an “early warning” over conditions in the US and urged the Trump administration to “unequivocally and unconditionally” reject discrimination. “Such statements are usually issued by the United Nations committee on the elimination … Continue reading

September 11, 2016
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Build a Caring Community

Build a Caring Community At the Unitarian Church in Westport CT we held our annual Homecoming Service on Sunday morning. Our Director of Lifespan Faith Development, Mary Collins, told a story about caring community. She enlisted Ellie and Bob to … Continue reading

November 24, 2015
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New York to Nashville

New York City  On Tuesday I went to New York to promote my book. Janifer Wilson, owner of Sisters Uptown Bookstore in Harlem, will host me in late February for a talk and book signing. She holds many events and has … Continue reading

October 11, 2015
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Seven Wonders of Igbo Customs #2

Legal vs. Moral Actions The service at The Unitarian Church in Westport on Sunday morning was on the theme of immigration. Mary Collins, our Director of Religious Education told a story, The Legend of Lucia Zenteno, which comes from the … Continue reading

July 27, 2015
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Live as Brothers or Perish as Fools

Girls as Bombers Reading about girls being used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram is so sad. I can’t imagine they are undertaking the task willingly. Are they tricked into wearing the bombs? Or forced? Do they realize what it … Continue reading