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Reflecting Prejudice: Should We Emulate Trump or Rise Above Him

Teodrose Fikre
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Teodrose Fikre

Founder at Ghion Journal
Teodrose Fikre is the editor and founder 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 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,…

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