Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

January 25, 2017
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

Talking About Race

Talking About Race Sunday’s presentation “Talking to Children About Race” at the Westport Library, co-sponsored by TEAM Westport, was excellent. Catherine Lewis, LCSW and Zoe Tarrant, MA, MFT were the presenters. Their PowerPoint “What Do White Children See?” led them … Continue reading

July 13, 2016
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

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

September 14, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe

New Yam Festival, Ebola, An Essay and a Book

Celebrating New Yam Igbo Ukwu is the Nigerian town where bronzes dating from the 9th century A.D. were discovered during excavations in the 20th century. It’s a few miles from my husband’s town. Igbo Ukwu’s celebration of the New Yam Festival … Continue reading