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)
- Our Connective Existence: If Only We Could be Governed by Our Hearts - July 15, 2018
- Class and Grace: a Netflix Unoriginal Hustle - July 13, 2018
- Vulgar Games: When Our Struggles Become Fodder for Entertainment - July 12, 2018
There is music about us. If we were not so distracted by the cacophony of our differences and the clangs of our disagreements, we truly would have heaven on earth. Humanity is a symphony, all of us are blessed with wonderful gifts and amazing talents we could blend into soaring melodies if we only learned to coexist. Alas politics and ideologies still the music and quiets the harmony we could otherwise attain if we embraced…