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.
by Julianne Hing on August 29 2014, 7:08AM
The author shares the books, including unexpected picks, that have inspired her.
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by Julianne Hing on August 27 2014, 1:51PM
Parents step up their tactics to fight decades of reforms and state control of Newark Public Schools.
by Julianne Hing on August 26 2014, 2:29PM
Even though the numbers of low-income students has grown in the same time period.
by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 4:19PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has until August 31 to sign or veto it, or it goes into effect on its own.
by Julianne Hing on August 25 2014, 2:13PM
They will be available for the first week of school.
by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 4:24PM
Women and children fleeing for their lives are being fast-tracked back out of the country, despite their potential claims for asylum.
by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 12:25PM
Children do not have a right to legal representation, and without it, must navigate immigration court alone.
by Julianne Hing on August 22 2014, 11:26AM
Persistent segregation has a lot to do with it, she explains.
by Julianne Hing on August 21 2014, 5:31PM
And what about that ‘white-on-white’ crime?
by Julianne Hing on August 21 2014, 2:35PM
The cop who beat Pinnock has been on paid leave.
by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 7:00PM
What responsibility do non-black people of color have to speak up for justice?
by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 4:36PM
School police will not be allowed to arrest students for alcohol and marijuana possession.
by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 2:15PM
“When law enforcement trample on the rights of any group, we must all resist,” writes Deepa Iyer.
by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 1:23PM
The campaign comes as the nation awaits President Obama’s executive order.
by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 5:17PM
Ford’s mother says her 25-year-old son was lying facedown on the ground when he was shot in the back by police.