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)
- Rebranding MLK: How the Establishment Blackened His Dream and Whitewashed His Legacy - January 19, 2019
- Inciting Emotions and Playing US: Why Sectional Movements are Counterproductive - January 17, 2019
- A Noble Experiment: Journalism for the Marginalized Majority - January 15, 2019
This evening, the President of the United States—the titular head of the “free world”—is going to use his bullying pulpit to peddle fear and inject hatred into our homes. Donald Trump is going to manufacture a crisis by using selective statistics and outlier anecdotes to paint a picture of a nation being invaded by hordes of criminals and terrorists. By doing so, he is reverting to the most tried and true tactic of them all,…