Teodrose was born in Ethiopia the same year Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed by the communist Derg junta. The great grandson five generations removed of Atse (emperor) Tewodros Kassa II, the greatest king of Ethiopia, Teodrose is clearly influenced by the history and his connection to Ethiopia. Through his experiences growing up as first generation refugee in America, Teodrose writes poignantly about the universal experiences of joys, pains and a hope for a better tomorrow that binds all of humanity.
Teodrose has written extensively about the intersection of politics, economic policies, identity, and history. He is the author of "Serendipity's Trace" and newly released "Soul to Soil", two works that inspect the ways we are dissected as a people and shows how we can overcome injustice through the inclusive vision of togetherness.
Latest posts by Teodrose Fikre (see all)
- Bitterness and Victimization: Twin Pillars of Social Impotence - October 22, 2017
- GentrifiNation: a Bifurcated Economy Raising Fortunes for Wall Street and Birthing Hardship for US - October 20, 2017
- Milestone 9: Our Growth; My Reflection - October 19, 2017
The more that time passes, the more I value the wisdom of my father. If only he was still with me; I would apologize profusely to my dad for the endless times I used to dismiss his counsel. There were plenty of gems he passed on to me; thank God my heart was receptive to his