Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
Latest posts by Teodrose Fikre (see all)
- Mainstream WeDia: The State of News Is Our State of Mind - August 17, 2018
- Imperceptible Change: Small Gestures Lead to Revolutions - August 15, 2018
- Revisiting Hillary, DNC and their Russia Meddling Accusations - August 12, 2018
I make no secrets of the hardships I’ve encountered over the past two and a half years. A mind numbing adversity that buried me into the abyss of homelessness and hopelessness led me on a path away from Virginia and took me on a trek across America. Though I always wanted to be a traveler, I never thought that dream would be fulfilled through the realities of indigence, shelters and missions. South Carolina, Georgia, Iowa,…