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)
- First They Replace Your Name, Next They Erase Your Existence - June 10, 2019
- Who is there for Us? When Suffering and Hopelessness Give Way to Tribalism and Hatred - May 26, 2019
- Judge Not… - May 16, 2019
Lend me an ear my fellow citizens as I attempt to deconstruct our “democracy”. In the process, I hope to expose the fraudulence of our political process and the deception of change that is used by the establishment to keep the permanent state intact. Most Americans have been conditioned to believe that our government is hopelessly broken. This is the one prevailing view that crosses all of the artificial barriers and superficial identities that have…