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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for Colorines.com covering immigration, education, criminal justice, and occasionally fashion and pop culture. In 2009 Julianne was the recipient of USC Annenberg's Institute for Justice and Journalism fellowship, which funded a reporting project on the impacts of criminal deportation on immigrant families. She has covered police brutality issues from Oakland to New Orleans and in the summer of 2010 reported for Colorlines from the courtroom where Oscar Grant's killer, BART cop Johannes Mehserle, faced trial. Julianne became politically active in high school, and started organizing students in college around access and affordability issues. She earned her B.A. in social ecology at the University of California, Irvine, where she edited Jaded magazine, named 2007 Publication of the Year by Campus Progress. Julianne’s writing has appeared on AlterNet, Truthout, Hyphen Magazine's blog, The American Prospect's blog TAPPED and Ta-Nehisi Coates' blog at The Atlantic, Racialicious, The Root and New America Media.

Julianne tweets at @juliannehing.

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son's Death

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son’s Death

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2014, 4:55PM

Border Patrol officers killed 15 people between 2011 and 2012 alone.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

'Hogtying' of Inmates Raises Alarm About Nevada Juvenile Detention Conditions

‘Hogtying’ of Inmates Raises Alarm About Nevada Juvenile Detention Conditions

by Julianne Hing on July 25 2014, 3:29PM

More than one in four incarcerated youth say they’ve been physically restrained before.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Dept. of Ed Probes Complaint That Newark School Closures Racially Discriminate

Dept. of Ed Probes Complaint That Newark School Closures Racially Discriminate

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 5:07PM

Black students are just 53 percent of Newark students but 73 percent of those whose schools were shut in 2011-2012.

Topics: /NOW

Study: One in 10 Juvenile Detainees Have Contemplated Suicide

Study: One in 10 Juvenile Detainees Have Contemplated Suicide

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 1:58PM

Youth in juvenile detention are at much greater risk for suicide than young people in the general population.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Video: The War on Drugs and War on Immigrants Are Intertwined

Video: The War on Drugs and War on Immigrants Are Intertwined

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 11:49AM

The criminalization of black and immigrant communities uniquely impacts one oft-ignored group: black immigrants.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Texas City's Attempt to Bar Child Migrants

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Texas City’s Attempt to Bar Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 23 2014, 12:48PM

A Texas town cannot accept federal money and use it to discriminate against children at the same time, says the complaint.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

NAACP Backs Fast Food Workers' Fight for $15 Hourly Wage

NAACP Backs Fast Food Workers’ Fight for $15 Hourly Wage

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 5:44PM

Fast-food workers are the largest group of minimum wage workers in the country.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Revelations of U.S. Spying on American Muslims Don't Surprise Muslims

Revelations of U.S. Spying on American Muslims Don’t Surprise Muslims

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 5:16PM

“It is not silence that will keep the government from overstepping its bounds.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

Report: Native American Team Mascots Harm Native American Youth

Report: Native American Team Mascots Harm Native American Youth

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 2:49PM

Mascots directly impact the self-esteem and mental health of Native American youth.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Sports

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 1:24PM

Political maneuvers afoot.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Obama's My Brother's Keeper Adds School District Partnerships

Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Adds School District Partnerships

by Julianne Hing on July 21 2014, 5:25PM

It includes plans to address the school-to-prison pipeline

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 5:50PM

Murrieta-style protests go national.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Department of Education Goes After University of Phoenix

Department of Education Goes After University of Phoenix

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 12:44PM

It means increased federal scrutiny for the for-profit giant.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 11:51AM

The CHP officer caught pummeling Pinnock with punches used excessive force, the lawsuit claims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Detroit's Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

Detroit’s Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:36PM

Racial health disparities are squarely to blame.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Seattle Revival of 'The Mikado' Insists on Bringing Yellowface Back With It

Seattle Revival of ‘The Mikado’ Insists on Bringing Yellowface Back With It

by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:10PM

Sure, it’s a revival of an old operetta. But why bring yellowface back with it?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture, /NOW

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 5:16PM

Congressional mandates mean the U.S. is required to lock up 34,000 immigrant detainees a day.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 12:40PM

Thanks to the prison boom.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy, /NOW

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 7:00AM

Murietta, Calif., has made national news because protesters have blocked busloads of undocumented, unaccompanied minors from entering its Border Patrol station. Inside a rapidly changing town on edge.

Topics: Child Migrants, Dispatches, Immigration

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 6:05PM

A different response than what came out of Murrieta, Calif.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW