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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for Colorlines.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.

Who Will Lose Under Obama's Executive Action?

Who Will Lose Under Obama’s Executive Action?

by Julianne Hing on November 21 2014, 4:26PM

“We have at least 5 million reasons to keep working,” says one activist.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Ferguson's Black, Non-Black Arrest Rate Disparity Isn't the Worst in the U.S.

Ferguson’s Black, Non-Black Arrest Rate Disparity Isn’t the Worst in the U.S.

by Julianne Hing on November 19 2014, 3:46PM

There are Fergusons all over the country.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

For Trans Immigrant Detainees, Deportation Is Sometimes the Better Option

For Trans Immigrant Detainees, Deportation Is Sometimes the Better Option

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2014, 3:45PM

Fusion investigates how transgender immigrant detainees fare while locked up.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

UNC, Harvard Sued for Discriminating Against Asians in Admissions

UNC, Harvard Sued for Discriminating Against Asians in Admissions

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2014, 12:58PM

Asians are putting themselves at the frontlines of the fight to end affirmative action in college admissions.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

States Offer Varying Protection for Youth to Put Juvenile Records Behind Them

States Offer Varying Protection for Youth to Put Juvenile Records Behind Them

by Julianne Hing on November 14 2014, 10:00AM

An expunged record is elusive, but key, for many young people looking to put their pasts behind them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Eddie Huang Sounds Off About 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Eddie Huang Sounds Off About ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

by Julianne Hing on November 13 2014, 4:04PM

The restaurateur takes his show’s producers to task.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

White House to Women and Girls of Color: We Haven't Forgotten You

White House to Women and Girls of Color: We Haven’t Forgotten You

by Julianne Hing on November 13 2014, 12:40PM

A response to the response to My Brother’s Keeper

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Randall Park Knows You're Nervous About 'Fresh Off the Boat'

Randall Park Knows You’re Nervous About ‘Fresh Off the Boat’

by Julianne Hing on November 13 2014, 7:00AM

TV’s newest Asian-American dad talks about race and the pressure that comes with being on the first Asian-American family sitcom in 20 years.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Found Guilty of Immigration Fraud

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2014, 1:44PM

The case was merely a pretext for political persecution, the activist’s supporters say.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'9-man' Film Explores the Little-Known History of a Chinese-American Sport

‘9-man’ Film Explores the Little-Known History of a Chinese-American Sport

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2014, 12:30PM

Ostensibly a film about a variation on volleyball, “9-man” tackles race, identity, and masculinity head on.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Society, Sports

94% of Child Migrants Who've Received Removal Orders Had No Attorney

94% of Child Migrants Who’ve Received Removal Orders Had No Attorney

by Julianne Hing on November 7 2014, 1:20PM

Children are navigating the immigration system without any counsel.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

In California, Trauma Experienced in Childhood a 'Public Health Crisis'

In California, Trauma Experienced in Childhood a ‘Public Health Crisis’

by Julianne Hing on November 6 2014, 2:05PM

Sixty-one percent of all Californians have experienced some kind of trauma as children.

Topics: Health, /NOW

So How Much Did Obama's Immigration Delay Hurt Latino Turnout?

So How Much Did Obama’s Immigration Delay Hurt Latino Turnout?

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2014, 6:03PM

It didn’t help Latino voter turnout.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

Latino, Immigration Groups Demand Reform After GOP's Sweeping Wins

Latino, Immigration Groups Demand Reform After GOP’s Sweeping Wins

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2014, 12:09PM

Immigration reform groups and lawmakers warn Democrats not to take Latinos for granted.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Facing Race Spotlight: Trans Latina Activist Isa Noyola

Facing Race Spotlight: Trans Latina Activist Isa Noyola

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2014, 7:00AM

The San Francisco-based trans advocate explains why race and gender need to be in the same conversation.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, /NOW

Five States, and a Dozen Counties, Consider Minimum Wage Hikes

Five States, and a Dozen Counties, Consider Minimum Wage Hikes

by Julianne Hing on November 4 2014, 2:29PM

From $8.50 in South Dakota and Arkansas to $15 per hour in San Francisco County.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Federal Inaction on Immigration May Affect Latino Voter Turnout

Federal Inaction on Immigration May Affect Latino Voter Turnout

by Julianne Hing on November 4 2014, 11:50AM

Organizers say federal inaction on immigration may mean that many Latinos stay home today.

Topics: Politics

Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2014, 1:14PM

Getting to the root of a longstanding problem.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Goya Foods Ready to Bring Latino Food to the Rest of America

Goya Foods Ready to Bring Latino Food to the Rest of America

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 4:53PM

Tracking the growth of Goya Foods, and the Latino population alongside it.

Topics: How We Eat, /NOW, Society

 Eric Holder Doesn't Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

Eric Holder Doesn’t Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 12:40PM

He’s “exasperated.”

Topics: Criminal Justice