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Hatty Lee

Hatty Lee
Hatty Lee Art and Production Manager
Oakland, CA

Hatty is the Art and Production Manager for ARC and ColorLines Magazine. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she attended Santa Clara University and the Academy of Art University. She has done design work with various organizations and artists to promote issues ranging from domestic violence to immigration. She was Design Director of Hyphen Magazine, a non-profit Asian American magazine. She believes that visual media and music are important tools in bringing people together and changing politics.

Hatty tweets at @hattyslee.

Two Years Later, BP's Oil Still Wreaks Havoc Along the Gulf Coast Infographic

Two Years Later, BP’s Oil Still Wreaks Havoc Along the Gulf Coast

by Hatty Lee on April 20 2012, 9:28AM

Black residents along the gulf coast are still feeling the devastating effects of one of the nation’s worst man-made disasters.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill

Five Myths About Crime in Black America--and the Statistical Truths Infographic

Five Myths About Crime in Black America—and the Statistical Truths

by Hatty Lee, Shani O. Hilton on April 13 2012, 8:47AM

Trayvon Martin’s killing stirred many debates about crime surrounding black men. It also kicked up many familiar misconceptions, like the idea that black-on-black crime is uniquely bad. Hatty Lee’s infographic breaks down the realities.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth, Trayvon Martin

This Is What Trayvon Solidarity Looks Like

This Is What Trayvon Solidarity Looks Like

by Hatty Lee on April 3 2012, 9:18AM

The tradition of visually memorializing black men killed in disturbing violence has taken on particular resonance in Trayvon Martin’s death. Hatty Lee rounds up images of solidarity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Trayvon Martin

Thousands of Young Black Men Die in Gun Crimes Every Year Infographic

Thousands of Young Black Men Die in Gun Crimes Every Year

by Hatty Lee on March 28 2012, 9:00AM

For all the talk of hoodies and school suspensions and who punched whom first, one thing stands above the rest in Trayvon Martin’s death: There was a gun involved, and that’s a terribly common feature in the deaths of young black men.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Schools & Youth, Trayvon Martin

As Supreme Court Listens, Here's a Look at What It Means to Lock Kids Away for Life Infographic

As Supreme Court Listens, Here’s a Look at What It Means to Lock Kids Away for Life

by Hatty Lee on March 21 2012, 9:43AM

The Supreme Court is weighing whether it’s fair to lock juvenile offenders convicted of murder away for life without a chance to reform. Here’s why race matters.

Topics: Criminal Justice

The March Madness Statistic You Don't Hear About: College Grad Rates Infographic

The March Madness Statistic You Don’t Hear About: College Grad Rates

by Hatty Lee on March 19 2012, 9:32AM

The country’s best teams are competing in the NCAA tournament for a national championship. But are schools preparing its black players for life after basketball?

Topics: Arts & Culture, March Madness, Schools & Youth

The Unique Importance of This Year's International Women's Day Photo

The Unique Importance of This Year’s International Women’s Day

by Hatty Lee on March 8 2012, 9:06AM

While Washington squabbles over the right to control female bodies, women around the globe have long been fighting back, speaking up, and creating change.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Why the 'He Can Beat Me' Tweets About Chris Brown Aren't Funny Infographic

Why the ‘He Can Beat Me’ Tweets About Chris Brown Aren’t Funny

by Hatty Lee on February 17 2012, 9:00AM

Every year, almost 1.5 million high school students experience dating abuse, and it takes on many different forms

Topics: Chris Brown, Health

The Prison Industrial (Retirement) Complex, by the Numbers Infographic

The Prison Industrial (Retirement) Complex, by the Numbers

by Hatty Lee on February 1 2012, 9:14AM

After decades of indiscriminately locking people up and throwing away the key, states are discovering yet another consequence of over-incarceration: rapidly aging prison populations.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Chinese New Year 101: Welcome to the Year of the Dragon [Infographic] Infographic

Chinese New Year 101: Welcome to the Year of the Dragon [Infographic]

by Hatty Lee on January 24 2012, 9:00AM

Around the world, Asian communities celebrated Lunar New Year on Monday. Here’s what the holiday is all about.

Topics: Arts & Culture

How to Be a Racial Justice Hero, on MLK Day and All Year Long Infographic

How to Be a Racial Justice Hero, on MLK Day and All Year Long

by Hatty Lee, Terry Keleher on January 16 2012, 10:26AM

Martin Luther King, Jr., isn’t the only racial justice hero—you can be one too. Simply drill down on your daily routine, ask some basic questions about equity in the institutions you engage and deploy your own hero powers to fight for it.

Topics: MLK Day, Politics

They Are the (White) 94 Percent Who Shape Presidential Elections Infographic

They Are the (White) 94 Percent Who Shape Presidential Elections

by Hatty Lee on January 9 2012, 9:30AM

INFOGRAPHIC: New Hampshire voters proudly play a crucial role in shaping national politics. Hatty Lee draws a picture of just how far the state comes from representing the whole nation.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics

Best of 2011's Love: Latina Moms Show Love for Their LGBT Kids

Best of 2011’s Love: Latina Moms Show Love for Their LGBT Kids

by Hatty Lee on December 23 2011, 6:41PM

Today closes our Best of Love list. As the 2011 year comes to a close, we wanted to end it with our favorite Love stories of the year. We culled through the stories that were shared the most on Facebook,…

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Best of 2011: Khaliyl, Our Favorite 2-Year-Old Rapper

Best of 2011: Khaliyl, Our Favorite 2-Year-Old Rapper

by Hatty Lee on December 22 2011, 6:47PM

We close each day on a positive note with our Celebrate Love posts. So as the 2011 year comes to a close, we wanted to end it with our favorite Love stories of the year.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Best of 2011's Love: Yo-Yo Ma and Lil' Buck

Best of 2011’s Love: Yo-Yo Ma and Lil’ Buck

by Hatty Lee on December 21 2011, 5:30PM

We close each day on a positive note with our Celebrate Love posts. So as the 2011 year comes to a close, we wanted to end it with our favorite Love stories of the year.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Best of 2011's Love: 67 Sueños and the Undocumented Majority

Best of 2011’s Love: 67 Sueños and the Undocumented Majority

by Hatty Lee on December 20 2011, 5:51PM

Another choice from our Facebook fans’ favorite Celebrate Love posts of 2011: Everyday immigrant youth dreaming of—and working to get—the education they deserve.

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Best of 2011: Girls Who Love Themselves Enough to Talk Back to Lil Wayne

Best of 2011: Girls Who Love Themselves Enough to Talk Back to Lil Wayne

by Hatty Lee on December 19 2011, 6:15PM

We close each day on a positive note with our Celebrate Love posts. So as the 2011 year comes to a close, we wanted to end it with our favorite Love stories of the year. We culled through the stories…

Topics: Celebrate Love, /NOW

Infographic: What the New Digital Divide Looks Like Infographic

Infographic: What the New Digital Divide Looks Like

by Hatty Lee on December 6 2011, 10:21AM

The defining question of the information age is no longer whether you’re online, it’s how you got there. Here’s why your connection matters.

Topics: Media, New Digital Divide, Technology

5 Occuprint Posters Tell the Tale of Global Solidarity for 99 Percent

5 Occuprint Posters Tell the Tale of Global Solidarity for 99 Percent

by Hatty Lee on November 15 2011, 10:00AM

From Brooklyn to Indonesia, artists have have helped articulate a deeply personal political narrative.

Topics: #Occupy

Today's Love Goes to Smokin' Joe Frazier

Today’s Love Goes to Smokin’ Joe Frazier

by Hatty Lee on November 8 2011, 2:50PM

The boxing legend passed away this week of cancer.

Topics: Celebrate Love