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Remembering the Holocaust and the Dangers of Collective Judgment

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam
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Lij Teodrose Fikremariam

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal. He is currently the chair of Ethiopians for Constitutional Monarchy. A published author and prolific writer, a once defense consultant was profoundly changed by a two year journey of hardship and struggle. Going from a life of upper-middle class privilege to a time spent with the huddled masses taught Teodrose a valuable lesson in the essence of togetherness and the need to speak against injustice.

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.
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Seventy-four years ago today, the prisoners of Auschwitz were liberated and the world finally woke up to the horrors of the Holocaust. As images of emaciated survivors and bodies stacked in mass graves were seared into the minds of people around the planet, humanity witnessed first-hand the gruesome result of collective judgment. Adolph Hitler rose to power by stirring the emotions of disgruntled Germans and scapegoating Jews in the process. Instead of offering solutions, Hitler…

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