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
Bob Marley once said the good thing about music is that when it hits you, you feel no pain. May he rest in peace, Marley was so right! At times, music hits us before the first words are sung and before the hook even sets in. I had this exact experience a few days ago when Dawi from Mereja commented on an article I shared on that website that gave homage to musicians who cover…