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)
- Inciting Emotions and Playing US: Why Sectional Movements are Counterproductive - January 17, 2019
- A Noble Experiment: Journalism for the Marginalized Majority - January 15, 2019
- Evoking Muckrakers: Hannah Giorgis’s Devastating Critique of Senator Kamala Harris - January 13, 2019
We have settled into a pattern of outrage and indignation at the injustices of the world only to be followed with inertia. We have seemingly been rendered irrelevant by a system that takes from many in order to enrich the few who sit atop all of us. We protest and demand justice, but after the hue and cry ends, all is forgotten and the status quo never changes. It’s down right depressing; massive slaughters, mass…