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
We live in a world of distraction; the abundance of mediums and means for looking outward has made it infinitely easier to focus on everything but ourselves. Chats, likes, tweets, posts, status, there are endless ways to have a conversation with strangers but the more we talk, the less we have conversations that heal. Depth has been replaced by shallow exchanges, in the age of social media the chase for quantity has replaced for quality…