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
Update: Inspired by the unbowed spirits of Haitians and Ethiopians and by this article which has truly gone viral, we will be hosting a special community event at Kaldi’s Social House on Wednesday, April 4th to discuss how unity can overcome oppression. Click HERE to find out more details. The history of Africa is greater than the fiction of Hollywood. I write this in light of the current festivities surrounding the movie Black Panther. Though…