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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.

Where Did SAE Learn Their Racist Song? From Themselves

Where Did SAE Learn Their Racist Song? From Themselves

by Julianne Hing on March 27 2015, 4:56PM

No surprise here.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Jeremy Lin on the Loneliness of Asian-American NBA Trailblazing

Jeremy Lin on the Loneliness of Asian-American NBA Trailblazing

by Julianne Hing on March 27 2015, 2:52PM

J.Lin talks race, turnovers, and the Bible verse that’s getting him through.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

What L.A. Groups Want in Their Sheriff's Civilian Oversight

What L.A. Groups Want in Their Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight

by Julianne Hing on March 26 2015, 3:00PM

Dignity and Power Now weighs in as planning gets underway.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

What Wisconsin's Outside Probes of Police Can and Can't Do

What Wisconsin’s Outside Probes of Police Can and Can’t Do

by Julianne Hing on March 25 2015, 2:40PM

Wisconsin was the first state in the U.S. to pass a law requiring independent investigations into police shootings of civilians. Has it worked?

Topics: Criminal Justice

'Fresh Off the Boat': What Are You If You're Not the Best?

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: What Are You If You’re Not the Best?

by Julianne Hing on March 25 2015, 1:25PM

How much discomfort can we stomach to reach our dreams?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Record Number of New York City Children Face Homelessness

Record Number of New York City Children Face Homelessness

by Julianne Hing on March 20 2015, 4:41PM

And black and Latino children are disproportionately affected.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Report: Growing Workforce of People of Color Shoulders Growing Inequity

Report: Growing Workforce of People of Color Shoulders Growing Inequity

by Julianne Hing on March 19 2015, 5:44PM

An economic recovery for whom?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Sentenced in Immigration Fraud Case

Palestinian Activist Rasmea Odeh Sentenced in Immigration Fraud Case

by Julianne Hing on March 12 2015, 3:40PM

The Palestinian activist fought a politicized case.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

'Fresh Off The Boat': Eddie and His Chinese-Jewish Rival

‘Fresh Off The Boat’: Eddie and His Chinese-Jewish Rival

by Julianne Hing on March 11 2015, 3:42PM

It’s going to take more than shared Chinese heritage to make Eddie and Phillip become friends.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'Off the Menu' Goes Inside Asian-American Kitchens

‘Off the Menu’ Goes Inside Asian-American Kitchens

by Julianne Hing on March 9 2015, 7:00AM

A new documentary explores Asian-American culture via its many diverse communities’ food traditions.

Topics: Arts & Culture, How We Eat

'Fresh Off the Boat': Eddie's School Bus Travails

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: Eddie’s School Bus Travails

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 5:13PM

A middle schooler’s valiant attempts to woo a crush.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson's 'Disturbing' Pattern of Racial Bias

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson’s ‘Disturbing’ Pattern of Racial Bias

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 4:08PM

Little surprise here.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Tamir Rice's Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

Tamir Rice’s Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2015, 6:36PM

Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson apologized for the city’s “insensitivity.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman's Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman’s Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2015, 4:46PM

The company denied then-17-year-old Samantha Elauf a job because of her headscarf.

Topics: Economy, Labor, /NOW

'Fresh Off the Boat': A Sweet Father-Son Fiction

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: A Sweet Father-Son Fiction

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2015, 2:52PM

Everyone learns something in Tuesday night’s episode.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama: My Administration Will Fight Texas Ruling

Obama: My Administration Will Fight Texas Ruling

by Julianne Hing on February 24 2015, 3:18PM

As a potential Department of Homeland Security shutdown looms.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Border Patrol Officers Test Out Body-Mounted Cameras

Border Patrol Officers Test Out Body-Mounted Cameras

by Julianne Hing on February 20 2015, 5:36PM

As an accountability mechanism.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Who Has More in Their 401K? Whites in Their 30s or Blacks in Their 50s?

Who Has More in Their 401K? Whites in Their 30s or Blacks in Their 50s?

by Julianne Hing on February 20 2015, 1:24PM

You get one guess.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

'Fresh Off the Boat': The Search for Porn

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: The Search for Porn

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2015, 2:18AM

The troubles of a suburban middle-school outcast

Topics: Arts & Culture

Under Pressure, Cop Who Assaulted Black Female Professor Resigns

Under Pressure, Cop Who Assaulted Black Female Professor Resigns

by Julianne Hing on February 17 2015, 4:34PM

“I will no longer play the game that you and ASU have orchestrated in an effort to bring me down,” Ferrin wrote.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW