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)
- Republicans Stab You in the Heart; Democrats Stab You in the Back #WithoutConsent - December 16, 2017
- When a Thought is Met with Malice - December 15, 2017
- Regarding Alabama: the Effect Doug Jones Will Have in the District of Caligula - December 13, 2017
I used to be a part of that crowd, the army of social justice warriors who used to go around casting a wide net of blame and in the process letting animus be my guiding light. I thought it was perfectly justified to blame “white people” for the sins of systematic racism that hobbled the masses. I thought it was made sense to condemn “white privilege” and to lump in a whole group of people