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)
- Inciting Emotions and Playing US: Why Sectional Movements are Counterproductive - January 17, 2019
- A Noble Experiment: Journalism for the Marginalized Majority - January 15, 2019
- Evoking Muckrakers: Hannah Giorgis’s Devastating Critique of Senator Kamala Harris - January 13, 2019
Too often, we acknowledge the bad outcomes of life but rarely take note when good deeds occur in our lives. It’s like the positive aspects of life skulk into the recesses of our minds yet we are quick to internalize when the tough breaks gnaw at our spirits. This is something that crystallized in my mind during a training session in my past corporate life. The trainer made a statement that immediately made sense; he…