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)
- An Open Letter to the Media-Politico Complex: Leveraging New Zealand and Ghettoizing Humanity - March 18, 2019
- Faith or Not: a Much Needed Discussion About the Existence (or Lack) of God - March 17, 2019
- Special Event: A Screening of “Adwa Awakening: How Unity Bends Injustice” on March 31st - March 16, 2019
“Duty, Honor, Country—those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying point to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when there seems to be little cause for faith, to create hope when hope becomes forlorn.” This is an excerpt from a speech that General Douglas MacArthur gave on May 12, 1962 in front of cadets at West…