Stories by Terrell Jermaine Starr

Terrell Jermaine Starr is a senior editor at AlterNet. Follow him on Twitter @Russian_Starr. subscribe to Terrell Jermaine Starr's feed

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Little Calise Manning stayed calm and got her mom to the hospital.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Police still have no leads on Lamia Beard's killer.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The chemistry major was coming from the library while black.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Lamia Beard exemplifies the violence against trans women of color, and the media bias against them.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Black children are disproportionately tried as adults when they commit crimes. Deeply internalized racism is to blame.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New report: In at least 10 recent chokehold cases, the officer was not punished.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Aura Rosser's death has gone nearly unnoticed. Do male black lives matter more than female?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Brief and incredibly powerful words about "Selma" and our common humanity.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Policing is dangerous, but the dangers are distorted to justify police abuses.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Here's a handy guide on how not to sound racist.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Robert McCulloch's failure to get an indictment is looking worse and worse.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Seems like police unions don't like anything that seems remotely critical of them.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The cops' fight with the city's progressive mayor smacks of white supremacy.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Violent cops are the problem, not the protesters and not Mayor de Blasio.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Revealing yourself as racist or condescending or just not letting us vent are definite no-nos.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Prosecutor's damning admission about "Witness 40" could be grounds to restart the case.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The gunman acted alone, but an entire community braces for a siege.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Two colleagues have an honest conversation about race.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A local medical examiner ruled the death a suicide but his parents believe he was murdered for dating a white woman

Posted on: Dec 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

White, black and Latino conservatives are being equally ignorant.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Numerous witnesses challenge the cops' version of events.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

What one professor saw as art, black students saw as racial threat.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Claiming solidarity with us is fine, but don't confuse that with "feeling our pain."

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Not even video footage of Eric Garner's death could bring justice to his family.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The "Star Wars" actor has a message for the haters: "Get used to it."

Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As the verdict came down, many took to Twitter to express their anger and sadness.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Research points to the usual suspect: race.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Why did this NYPD officer lose her job?

Posted on: Nov 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If you believe Piers Morgan, abolishing the n-word will stop racism against black people. It won't.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The problem is that the policy isn't clear on what constitutes "small amounts."

Posted on: Nov 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A Texas GOP candidate thought it was cute to suggest that a Democrat's supporters bling out on food stamps. It wasn't.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The city has cut off water to at least 27,000 residences this year. Around 10,000 households are without running water.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Comedian Artie Lange tweeted sexist and racist remarks at ESPN host Cari Champion.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These are the men who are supposed to protect women from sexual assault.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Halloween is no excuse for racist behavior.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Milwaukee police officer was fired, but the victim's family says that's not enough.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Xui Lui has to move out of her home by Nov. 25 so that the new owner can move in.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Advocates of the "New Work New Culture" economic model think so.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This is why the separation of church and state is so critical.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You have to wonder why they aren't getting job offers.