Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

December 3, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Not the First Mixed-Race Royal Couple

Mixed-Race Royal Engagement Amid all the fanfare over Prince Harry’s engagement to Meghan Markle came the article saying that they are not the first mixed-race royal couple! According to the article in The New York Times “Race/Related” series, several European royals … Continue reading

March 1, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Three Stories of Race, One of Trace

The First Slavery Museum Slave cabin, sugar kettles for boiling cane; Debbie Elliott/NPR Did you see the article in The New York Times called “Building the First Slavery Museum in America“? I found the article riveting. The builder of this museum, … Continue reading

February 13, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

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

October 24, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Ten Minutes, Seven Sisters, Eight Deaths

I share the video of our son Sam talking about his work and offering advice. The Seven Sisters Alumnae Seminar presented an excellent program, Crime and Punishment, Justice for All? The Nigerian doctor who helped contain Ebola died of the virus.

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June 30, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Happiness from GA Music, Sadness for Nigeria at World Cup

World Cup 2014 I’m very sad as I write this – I just finished watching the World Cup match between Nigeria and France. Despite playing well for the first half, Nigeria lost, 2-0. Our son Sam is here with us for … Continue reading