Catherine Onyemelukwe

Author, Blogger, Speaker

November 28, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Overflowing with Thanks

Nashville With Three Sisters Clem and I had a family Thanksgiving with our daughter Beth, her husband Kelvin and their three children, at the home of his mother in Nashville. She had two of her three sisters visiting from Chicago. Kelvin’s step-brother … Continue reading

July 23, 2015
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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Will President Buhari Find the Chibok Girls?

Buhari in Washington Nigeria’s President Buhari has gone! In his three days in Washington DC he met with President Obama, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Nigerians in the Diaspora, and Vice President Biden among others. “In talks on Monday, Obama … Continue reading

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

April 2, 2014
by Catherine Onyemelukwe
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White privilege – is it doomed? Is that good?

My Peace Corps friend and colleague – we were volunteers together in Nigeria in 1962-64 – has written a powerful piece about white privilege in Counterpunch, a magazine where he is a frequent contributor. He begins, “Some of the richest … Continue reading