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)
- A Matter of Life or Death: We Cannot Afford to Ignore Mental Illnesses Any Longer - August 17, 2019
- The Mindless Cycle of Violence Continues - August 6, 2019
- Why am I a “Person of Color”? - July 26, 2019
In case you have been wondering, the C in DNC stands for chutzpah. Considering their latest gambit, to call the Democrat National Committee out of touch is a most severe understatement. I write this in light of the DNC’s decision to file a lawsuit against Trump, Russia and Wikileaks last Friday for interfering in the 2016 election. When I first heard the news, I had to check my calendar to make sure it was not…