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)
- Ethiopia’s Choice: Poverty through Grievance or Prosperity through Unity - September 9, 2019
- Bloody 60s: the Decade that Aborted Leadership in America - August 22, 2019
- A Matter of Life or Death: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Mental Illnesses Any Longer - August 17, 2019
This article was modified in light of Facebook’s outrageous act of censorship [read A Speech Deferred]. Upon further research, Gab Ai is a social media platform that is free of Facebook’s intrusive and dictatorial policies. Movements are birthed by early adopters; movements are eventually killed off by greedy bastards. This is the dichotomy of all great inventions and revolutions. The idealists initially lay the groundwork for disruptive change only for the status quo of greed…