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
The Brits don’t succumb to invasions and they damn sure don’t cow before aggressors. Hitler found this out the hard way after he decided to take on the United Kingdom in their backyard. Convinced by Hermann Göring to use the Luftwaffe air force to bomb the Brits into submission, Hitler unleashed hell on London and the British citizenry. The British refused to give in, they mustered the courage of victors and gave Hitler a taste of Union…