Breaking Barriers and Leading with Purpose

Terrell Jermaine Starr is an independent journalist whose work focuses on foreign policy, politics, and race.

Breaking Barriers and Leading with Purpose

Terrell Jermaine Starr is an independent journalist whose work focuses on foreign policy, politics, and race.

An inspiring speaker, dynamic thought leader, and recognized authority on foreign affairs

Detroit native Terrell Jermaine Starr is an independent American journalist widely known for his coverage of the current Russian invasion of Ukraine. He is the founder and host of Black Diplomats, a weekly documentary news show about civilian life in Ukraine. A former Fulbright grantee, Terrell also produces weekly analysis in his Black Diplomats newsletter on Substack. Conversant in Russian, Ukrainian, and Georgian, he is a recognized authority on Ukraine-U.S. relations, Georgian politics and American democracy.

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SPEAKING AND MEDIA APPEARANCES

The ReidOut

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with MSNBC about Russia Bombing Ukrainian Cities and Civilians

Velshi

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with MSNBC about the Problems Facing Ukrainian Refugees

MSNBC Reports

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with MSNBC about the Danger Facing Ukraine

Sky News

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with Sky News from Ukraine about the Advancing Russian Forces

American Voices

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with MSNBC about Ukrainians Taking Up Arms Against Invaders

The Cross Connection

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with MSNBC about Ukraine President Zelenskyy’s Meeting in Munich

Zerlina

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with Peacock about the Russian Invasion and New Reality

Peacock

Journalist Terrell J. Starr Speaks with Peacock about an Increase in Fleeing Ukrainian Refugees

Black Diplomats Podcast

Hosted by Terrell Jermaine Starr

Terrell uses his podcast, Black Diplomats, to discuss global issues through a social justice lens. Topics range from climate change to Kremlin politics.

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