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)
- Cost of Defiance: an Open Letter to My Future Detractors - February 21, 2019
- Fool’s Gold: Socialism is Just Capitalism Inverted - February 19, 2019
- Ten Hut: a Special Message to Soldiers, Service Members and All of US - February 17, 2019
Witnessing so many people fight over politics can be a very disheartening experience. We have become a nation of bickerers who would rather unleash torpedoes on each other instead of working together to solve problems. With each successive election, we get more and more divided as fringe voices set the tone of political discourse while the wealthiest few dictate policies. On both sides of the divide, politicians feign outrage and dismay at the state of…