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 Fikremariam (see all)
- The Veil is Being Lifted, Next Comes the K.I.SS - April 21, 2019
- Million’s Luck: My Grandfather’s Legacy and His Burdens I Carry in My Heart - April 18, 2019
- Ivanka’s Stunt in Ethiopia: Photo Ops, PR Campaigns and Using the Poor as Stage Props - April 15, 2019
An uninvited hand that intrudes and shatters homeostasis. A forced entry that forever changes normal and induces unending traumas. A touch that violates unexpectedly and robs children of their innocence. These are the moments that alter lives and create deep psychological wounds that can eventually be lessened but can never be erased from the minds of survivors. Far too often, women are the ones who bear these heartrending crucibles; the cries of victims only heard…