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
Facebook has been selling our data, using sophisticated mining software to intrusively gather our online activities and censoring independent media by way of news feed suppression and algorithmic exclusion for more than ten years. Outside of a few stories here and there about their lack of transparency and their laughable privacy policies, Mark Zuckerberg and Co. have been given a free pass as they continued to act with impunity and in total disregard of user…