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)
- Note to the Broken - June 19, 2018
- Hearts Unknown - June 9, 2018
- Noblesse Oblige and Anecdotal Narratives: Let Them Drink Lemonade! - June 7, 2018
Let’s take a quick history tour. At the risk of sounding like Sophia from The Golden Girls, I ask you to picture the most powerful empire known to mankind during its last days. In the annals of history, none could touch the sheer power of the Roman empire and the influence it had and continues to have to this present moment. Rome fell as all empires fall throughout history; nothing is more lethal to federations than…