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)
- Russiagate is Birtherism: It is All a Game - March 25, 2019
- Tesfa (Hope) in Heartbreak: Melodies After Tearful Tizita (Memories) - March 24, 2019
- Feel the Burden: an Apology, Somber Reflections and Incremental Wisdom Gained - March 21, 2019
Music is a balm, it is a soothing oil that gives comfort to the distressed and provides meaning when we are going through the billows. This is especially true when anguish is caused by the departure of a loved one. If there is one thing I’ve observed over my years is that pain is the greatest equalizer; prince to pauper, and all in between, no one in this world can escape the excruciating sadness that…