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Covering the War in Ukraine as a Black Correspondent

Monday, March 11, 2024
4:30 pm
Harrison Hall 304

Independent journalist Terrell Jermaine Starr will talk about his experiences covering Russia's war on Ukraine and what it is like being a Black, independent correspondent in the digital age while covering a war.

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 podcast reporting on foreign affairs and Eastern European politics. A former Fulbright grantee, Terrell is currently a nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Eurasia Center. Conversant in Russian, Ukrainian, and Georgian, he is a recognized authority on Ukraine-U.S. relations, Georgian politics, Central Asia, and American democracy.

Sponsored by the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, the Diane Stark Speaker Series in Journalism

Terrell Jermaine Starr
Terrell Jermaine Starr
Independent Journalist