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)
- The Veil is Being Lifted, Next Comes the K.I.SS - April 21, 2019
- Million’s Luck: My Grandfather’s Legacy and His Burdens I Carry in My Heart - April 18, 2019
- Ivanka’s Stunt in Ethiopia: Photo Ops, PR Campaigns and Using the Poor as Stage Props - April 15, 2019
Teddy Afro occupies rare space in the history of Ethiopian music. At a young age of 39, he has already earned the status of legend within the Ethiopian community and those who know and appreciate Ethiopian music. By western standards, 39 is considered over the hill when it comes to singers and stars within the entertainment industry. But in Ethiopia, where music is taken as seriously as a cup of buna (coffee) and beloved as…