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)
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- Class and Grace: a Netflix Unoriginal Hustle - July 13, 2018
Below this latest Ghion Cast is the article that gives context to the interconnected nature of injustice that gashes billions throughout the world. It saddens me to write this. Witnessing my once homeland Ethiopia sink further into the abyss of political turmoil and societal upheaval truly weighs on my heart. I left Ethiopia when I was seven years old as the Derg government fractured a nation that survived intact for more than 3,000 years by unleashing…