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.
Latest posts by Lij Teodrose Fikremariam (see all)
- First They Replace Your Name, Next They Erase Your Existence - June 10, 2019
- Who is there for Us? When Suffering and Hopelessness Give Way to Tribalism and Hatred - May 26, 2019
- Judge Not… - May 16, 2019
Below this latest Ghion Cast is an article I wrote about the circumstances leading up to King’s assassination. One person might have pulled the trigger, but the conspiracy involved many and his blood is on the hands of the same politicos, pundits, and establishment puppets who are now celebrating him. I was all set to write an article today about the way our society is always hoodwinked by the establishment. I wanted to highlight the…