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Earn Us Some Serious Tubmans: Ghion Journal Acquired by the Washington Post

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam
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Lij Teodrose Fikremariam

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal. He is currently the chair of Ethiopians for Constitutional Monarchy. 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, Lij 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. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
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I‘m writing this to the dedicated readers of the Ghion Journal, the audience of the GhionTV and to future audience of our humble publication. Over the past two weeks, I have been in secret negotiation with the Washington Post’s management; an offer was made through an intermediary for the Washington Post to acquire Ghion Journal and join the growing Jeff Bezos media empire. Though the negotiation process was arduous and induced a few moments of…

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