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)
- Hearts Unknown - June 9, 2018
- Noblesse Oblige and Anecdotal Narratives: Let Them Drink Lemonade! - June 7, 2018
- A Buffet Limited to Spam and Ramen Noodles: This Ain’t a Democracy - June 4, 2018
If aliens landed on earth from another galaxy, I am sure they would think that the ills of the world started when Trump got elected. They would report back to their mother ship that January 20th, 2017 was the day when planet utopia exploded and was replaced by a dystopian nightmare that witnessed earthlings opt to elect the first orange president. Racism, inequality, wars, injustices, sexism, immigrant children being separated from their parents; all these…