Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Lij 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. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
Latest posts by Lij Teodrose Fikremariam (see all)
- A Matter of Life or Death: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Mental Illnesses Any Longer - August 17, 2019
- The Mindless Cycle of Violence Continues - August 6, 2019
- Why am I a “Person of Color”? - July 26, 2019
With a straight face and ominous overtones, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein detailed the indictment of 13 Russians in a massive conspiracy to interfere with the United States elections in 2017. This was the bombshell announcement that the political class in DC and the punditry in the establishment have been holding their breath for. With his revelation of a most sinister and diabolical scheme to unravel our Democracy, Rosenstein launched a thousand ships of chicanery that begat the…