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)
- Rebranding MLK: How the Establishment Blackened His Dream and Whitewashed His Legacy - January 19, 2019
- Inciting Emotions and Playing US: Why Sectional Movements are Counterproductive - January 17, 2019
- A Noble Experiment: Journalism for the Marginalized Majority - January 15, 2019
I much prefer a sincere criminal to malicious hypocrite. I’ve said this in the past to express my abhorrence of people who piously preach in public against the very same things that they are partaking in and perpetuating in private. There is something commendable about criminals who tell you that they are trying to steal from you compared to paternalistic charlatans who feign benevolence as they bludgeon you with their counterfeit charity. Yet even the sincere criminal and…