Oct. 20, 2023  |  By weruche  uzoka  | The CT Mirror

There’s an African proverb that states: when two elephants fight, the ground suffers. Sadly, this ‘suffering’ is currently unfolding in the Gaza Strip as calls for investigations into war crimes could be expected. 

August 29, 2022 @ 7:30 am   |  By weruche uzoka  |  The CT Mirror

Why are we political about everything? Mass shootings in America have reached astronomical heights, yet we are polarized on the gun control issue, and still argue. I was happy to hear the assault weapons ban passed in the House last month – thanks to Democrats – but surprised to hear more lawmakers did not support this much-needed intervention. Gun violence continues to be woven into the fabric of American life. Isn’t it time we worked together regarding a matter that affects us all? Read more>>>

June 27, 2022 @ 7:30 am   |  By weruche uzoka  |  The CT Mirror

June 20 was World Refugee Day. As I think of all the wonderful celebrations in honor of refugees that took place around the world, a particular song from my childhood comes to mind:“Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day.”I remember singing along to this song from everyone’s favorite educational TV show for children many years ago in Nigeria.  Read more>>>

March 28, 2022 @ 7:30 am   |  By weruche uzoka  |  The CT Mirror

It is time for America to take healthcare more seriously – especially mental healthcare for Black women. In January, a beauty queen took her own life. She plunged from the 29th floor of the apartment building where she lived. The world gasped and people mourned. Days later, another Black beauty queen died tragically in a similar manner. Sadly, more deaths have occurred since then, which highlights a growing trend seen more in the wake of a global pandemic.  Read more>>>

November 1, 2019   |  By weruche uzoka  |  The Edge Magazine

I recently began a new venture, something I didn’t think I would ever find joy in doing. Something that challenged my understanding of what fulfillment is, or where it comes from, for that matter. Somewhere in there was a deep lesson that I needed to learn, hence the necessity of said discovery that has turned into bliss. The lesson was believing in myself. Read more>>>

August 7, 2019 at 6:00 a.m.  | By weruche uzoka  |  Hartford Courant

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