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)
- This Week’s Recap of Corporate Media Bullcrap - December 10, 2017
- Hamptons Syndrome: Defending the Aristocracy, Idolizing the Uber Wealthy - December 7, 2017
- Hotel Americana: They Divide Us; We Conquer Ourselves - December 6, 2017
The suffering that has been inflicted on African-Americans for centuries in a stain on the moral conscience of our nation. For countless millions of men, women and children to be yanked away from their once home, treated as chattel and deprived of their human rights is a scar that continues to impair the descendants of once slaves. The rise of Obama and the election of the “first black president” was supposed to represent a symbolic gesture