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)
- Regarding Alabama: the Effect Doug Jones Will Have in the District of Caligula - December 13, 2017
- Twice Terrorized: the Trauma that Forever Changed US - December 11, 2017
- This Week’s Recap of Corporate Media Bullcrap - December 10, 2017
It is easy for some to assume that I don’t like my country. Though I write about a variety of topics, understandably—given the age we live in—the articles about politics that I write are the ones that get the most traction and reaction. Invariably, because I refuse to be partisan and I don’t cater to one ideology or another, my writing about our political system is brutal in its candor. Those who don’t read the