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
Well folks, it happened again! I cracked open my laptop getting ready to write “This Week’s Recap of Corporate Media Bullcrap” when all the sudden I was moved by the spirit to write on another topic. While scanning the pages of the yellow pages which the establishment laughably calls the “free press”, it dawned on me that I should write something more meaningful and articulate a message spiritually from the heart given that we are…