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: Sep 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Black women have to contend with sexism in addition to racism. How do they deal?

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It's probably even more, in reality.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The star running back is already accused of abusing another 4-year-old son.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The victim's mother says the cops shot her son because he is black.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2014, Source: AlteNet

Does being a professional black woman in public equal solicitation?

Posted on: Sep 9, 2014, Source: AlterNet

One pizzeria says it'll put the jerseys to "good use"!

Posted on: Sep 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The tweets targeted at Cari Champion show how pervasive acceptance of violence against women is.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

"We've been weeping in the streets, long before the tear gas."

Posted on: Sep 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

America ranks 60th out of 180 countries in maternity death rates, but it doesn't have to be that way.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Besides lack of training, too many mental health clinics are closing.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This clown ended up clowning himself. And his paycheck!

Posted on: Sep 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Justice Scalia once held up the mentally disabled brothers as people who should be executed.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

More than 100,000 protesters agree crowdfunding site should not be profiting from Michael Brown's death.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Police officers get the benefit of the doubt, says the Supreme Court.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Though Brown has been laid to rest, Ferguson still needs support.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

"What happened to Eric Garner, what happened to Mike Brown, could happen to me," said one protester.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Black bloggers and activists are aggressively using Twitter to hold corporate media accountable.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Alabama teacher is suspended after parent exposes skit on social media.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Clearly, Rosemary Church of CNN doesn't have a grasp of U.S. history and it showed during this morning's broadcast.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

France Francois was concerned her sign might be misperceived, but she held it up anyway because she had a right to her anger.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Officer Darren Wilson was responding to a robbery when he shot Brown, but that doesn't explain why he killed the teen.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Three days after Mike Brown's fatal shooting, another black man is killed by cops.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Disappointing, but too early to say de Blasio has failed.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The frustration we're seeing in Ferguson has as much to do with the racist nature of policing nationwide as it does with Mike Brown's fatal shooting.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Organizers hope nationwide moments of silence will help heal communities angry over the fatal police shooting of Mike Brown.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The shooting of Mike Brown reveals an ugly truth about the relationship between black America and police.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Americans think they're the leaders on human rights. They're wrong.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

But City officials defend "Broken Windows" as good policing.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2013,

Maher on the rewriting of history.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet Staff

The Nobel-prize winning economist shreds Romney's statement on health care.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2012,

On last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart declared that Barack Obama is "the luckiest dude on the planet."

Posted on: Jan 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: Jan 10, 2011, Source: AlterNet