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)
- Russiagate is Birtherism: It is All a Game - March 25, 2019
- Tesfa (Hope) in Heartbreak: Melodies After Tearful Tizita (Memories) - March 24, 2019
- Feel the Burden: an Apology, Somber Reflections and Incremental Wisdom Gained - March 21, 2019
This morning, I was forced to take the metro to work after finding out last night that my license was suspended due to a lapse in insurance coverage. The police officers who pulled me over in Arlington could not have been more polite and professional. I’ll admit, even though it was a cop who saved my life in 2015 and a litany of police officers who became my friends in Greenville, South Carolina at the…