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)
- A Matter of Life or Death: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Mental Illnesses Any Longer - August 17, 2019
- The Mindless Cycle of Violence Continues - August 6, 2019
- Why am I a “Person of Color”? - July 26, 2019
Breaking news! This just in from our Washington bureau. Our government lies to us. Don’t worry, I have not jumped the shark and cast my lot with the professional jackasses at the Corporate State Media who love to revel in sensationalism for the sake of clicks. Rather, I’m just stating an obvious truth; when power is amassed in the hands of a few and mind bending influence is federalized by DC bureaucrats, corruption and malice is…