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
Wesley: I can’t wait for Christmas, it’s round two of Turkey overdose for me! My wife just found out about this place called the Old Turks, they make the most amazing deep fried turkey. You should check them out Mikey. Mikey: Actually, I’m decided to make a change. I’m going to stop eating meat all together and only consume a mushroom based diet going forward. Mushrooms are full of wonderful nutrients; they grow in abundance, help…