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.
by Julianne Hing on December 18 2014, 1:44PM
Rikers’ youngest inmates were routinely abused and put in solitary confinement.
by Julianne Hing on December 17 2014, 4:45PM
Except the case didn’t require the judge to give his opinion on the matter at all.
by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 6:33PM
A culture of abuse has ruled Los Angeles county jails.
by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 5:14PM
“Both science and law must inform our approach,” the federal government says.
by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 4:25PM
“Our border is not open to illegal migration, and if you come here, you should not expect to simply be released,” homeland security secretary Jeh Johnson said.
by Julianne Hing on December 15 2014, 4:04PM
The current data available is incomplete.
by Julianne Hing on December 15 2014, 7:00AM
Amidst protests around the nation, Los Angeles takes one step forward on police accountability.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Julianne Hing on December 12 2014, 3:01PM
As an option for San Francisco students and a requirement for Los Angeles high schoolers.
by Julianne Hing on December 9 2014, 5:53PM
Pirone kneed Grant in the head in the moments before Grant was killed.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Julianne Hing on December 2 2014, 2:54PM
One of the officers radioed in, describing 12-year-old Rice as possibly 20 years old.
by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 3:38PM
And his wife is pregnant.
by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 1:07PM
Individual prosecutions of cops don’t often work, but maybe that’s because they’re not supposed to.
by Julianne Hing on November 24 2014, 10:38PM
Obama addresses the nation shortly after a grand jury declines to indict Darren Wilson.
by Julianne Hing on November 19 2014, 3:46PM
There are Fergusons all over the country.
by Julianne Hing on November 17 2014, 3:45PM
Fusion investigates how transgender immigrant detainees fare while locked up.