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)
- Ghion Dozen: Hands United for Empowerment - February 15, 2019
- Tsebel: the Broken Water that Delivers Us - February 14, 2019
- Trafficking in Bigotry: Russia Interference Narrative is the Ugly Face of Xenophobia - February 13, 2019
“I’m not running to be president, I’m running to fight for you.” With those words, Cory Booker launched his audacious campaign to capture the White House. My fellow Americans, if you believe Booker’s opening bid, I have a bridge in Mar-a-Lago to sell you. There is one sure fire way to know when a politician is lying—the minute any one of them open their lips. Booker took this art of deception to a whole other…