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A Special Broadcast: From Exclusive Rhetoric to Inclusive Justice

Teodrose Fikre
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Teodrose Fikre

Founder at Ghion Journal
Teodrose Fikre is the co-founder and editor of the Ghion Journal. A published author and prolific writer, a once defense consultant was profoundly changed by a two year journey of hardship and struggle. Going from a life of upper-middle class privilege to a time spent with the huddled masses taught Teodrose a valuable lesson in the essence of togetherness and the need to speak against injustice.

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.
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This is a special broadcast where I shared my journey that led him away from using exclusive rhetoric like “white privilege” and “white superiority” to seeking desperately the dream of an inclusive justice. This Seek TruthTV segment was inspired by the article The Absurdity of Saying “White Privilege”, which really took off throughout the day and sparked a lot of passionate debates. This special broadcast aims to put into proper perspective why it is counterproductive at best…

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