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)
- Struggling Differently; Broken Equally - November 18, 2018
- Nancy Pelosi and the Audacity of Identity Driven Hustles - November 15, 2018
- They Are Playing All of U.S. - November 13, 2018
It’s always easy to identify when someone else is being toyed with, but knowing when we are the ones being emotionally manipulated is harder than quantum physics. There is a simple reason for this, the minute we invest ourselves in demagogues is the instant we let logic be superseded by belief. Con artists know that the hardest step is to get someone to give the first dollar. After the initial deposit, justification and rationalization kicks…