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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.

Oscar Grant Verdict: Oakland Takes to the Streets, Peacefully Photo

Oscar Grant Verdict: Oakland Takes to the Streets, Peacefully

by Hatty Lee on July 9 2010, 11:47AM

Images from Oakland’s early-evening rally in support of Oscar Grant’s family.

Topics: Oscar Grant Trial

Race and Recession: Breaking Down the Numbers Infographic

Race and Recession: Breaking Down the Numbers

by Hatty Lee on July 8 2010, 1:40PM

Foreclosure and unemployment continue to hit communities of color the hardest. Here are the numbers.

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What the Grant Jury Must Decide Infographic

What the Grant Jury Must Decide

by Hatty Lee on July 2 2010, 11:27AM

A handy, graphic guide breaking down the charges and what the prosecution must prove for each.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Oscar Grant Trial

Tony Award Winners Make History Photo

Tony Award Winners Make History

by Hatty Lee on June 14 2010, 6:52PM

Musical “Fela!” received three Tony Awards last night. Photo: Monique Carboni. Last night, the 64th Annual Tony Awards rocked Radio City Music Hall in New York City. With some amazing productions and actors of color in the running, it did…

Topics: Arts & Culture

Mexico and South Africa Tie at World Cup 2010 [Photos]

Mexico and South Africa Tie at World Cup 2010 [Photos]

by Hatty Lee on June 11 2010, 8:24PM

The 2010 World Cup started today in South Africa to much anticipation. More than 84,000 fans filled the Soccer City stadium, set between Johannesburg and Soweto. Two games were played today—both ending in draws. The day started with South Africa…

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Images From Behind the Gaza Blockade Photo

Images From Behind the Gaza Blockade

by Hatty Lee on June 4 2010, 12:00PM

Almost 1.5 million people struggle for basic necessities.

Topics: Global Affairs

Race To The Top: What Does It Really Do For Education?

by Hatty Lee on June 1 2010, 7:23PM

Since last summer, states have been competing for the $4.35 billion that the Obama administration allocated for Race to the Top. This program was introduced by Education Secretary Arne Duncan and is based on a 500-point scale on which states…

Topics: Schools & Youth

SB1070 Protest in Arizona State Capital Draws Thousands

by Hatty Lee on May 29 2010, 5:24PM

Thousands of protesters gathered in Phoenix early this Saturday morning to rally against Arizona’s SB1070 bill. A crowd of more than 10,000 from all over the U.S. gathered at Steele Indian School Park to start the five mile march…

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Tony Awards Nominate More Blacks on Broadway [Video]

by Hatty Lee on May 4 2010, 5:52PM

This morning the Tony Awards nominations were announced. And much respect goes out to the Broadway shows Fela!, Memphis and Fences for earning top nominations—the first two in the running for Best Musical and the latter for Best Revival…

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Scenes from May Day Rallies Across U.S. [Video/Photos]

by Hatty Lee on May 3 2010, 1:08PM

On Saturday, people came out in mass to support immigrant rights. The nationwide May Day rallies drew tens of thousands of protesters—the largest turnouts since 2006, when anger over the Sensenbrenner Bill brought out more than 1 million protesters…

Topics: Immigration

Happy Earth Day from Cochabamba

by Hatty Lee on April 22 2010, 1:24PM

Forty years ago, folks celebrated the first Earth Day. Today, climate justice is gaining strength as a global movement. And to mark the occasion, ColorLines’ correspondents at the World People’s Conference on Climate Change in Cochabamba, Bolivia have compiled a…

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NCAA Champs: Duke Succeeds in Basketball and Graduation Rates

NCAA Champs: Duke Succeeds in Basketball and Graduation Rates

by Hatty Lee on April 6 2010, 2:09PM

Last night, Duke University took the NCAA championship title. Honestly, I was rooting for the underdog Butler. But it was a good game. Props to the two teams’ basketball skills, but also to the fact that the graduation rates for…

Topics: Schools & Youth, Sports

Deportation Infographic

Deportation “Quota”—What It Really Means

by Hatty Lee, Hatty Lee on March 31 2010, 5:42PM

In a bout of messaging confusion, the Washington Post reported that James M. Chaparro, head of detention and removal operations for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, announced the agency was well on its way to deporting a record 150,000 people with…

Topics: Immigration

NCAA Champions But College Dropouts? 80 Percent of Black B-Ball Athletes Won't Graduate

NCAA Champions But College Dropouts? 80 Percent of Black B-Ball Athletes Won’t Graduate

by Hatty Lee on March 16 2010, 4:02PM

With March Madness starting this week, The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, at the University of Central Florida released “Keeping Score When It Counts: Graduation Rates for 2010 NCAA Men’s Divsion I Basketball Tournament Teams.” This study compares…

Topics: Schools & Youth, Sports

A Public Education: The Best Money Can Buy, If You Can Afford It

by Hatty Lee on December 2 2009, 6:19PM

The music, the slow motion effects, the last glance from the student leaving her dorm room… I’ll admit it, I got a little choked up at the end of this video. Made by students at UC San Diego, their…

Topics: Schools & Youth

Fort Hood Murders Evoke Racist Reactions

by Hatty Lee on November 23 2009, 4:26PM

NYU’s Stern School of Business professor Tunku Varadarajan dubbed a new term—“Going Muslim”—in his Islamophobic essay published by Forbes. He thinks that all Muslims are a danger to Americans, and that any Muslim American would “discard his apparent integration…

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The Cultural Impact of Eroding Wetlands

by Hatty Lee on November 19 2009, 3:07PM

In a ColorLines web exclusive, Kari Lydersen reports on how the Native American community in southern Louisiana struggles to keep the traditional way of life intact as oil and gas industries destroy their land. Here is an excerpt: For…

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The Right to Live Again

by Hatty Lee on November 5 2009, 12:15PM

After a three-judge court panel ordered California to cut the prison population by roughly 40,000 prisoners, local and state lawmakers ran to protect public safety. What did that mean? Barring formerly incarcerated people from coming home and entering rehabilitation…

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1 in 3 Women in the Military are Raped: Sgt. Sandra Lee Speaks Out

by Hatty Lee on October 15 2009, 10:42AM

The thought of being raped one day and then having to defend the life of the rapist the next is unimaginable. But this is what many women in the military deal with everyday. According to a new study by…

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R.I.P Gina Hotta

by Hatty Lee on October 1 2009, 3:46PM

We lost another extraordinary Asian American community leader this past Monday. Gina Hotta passed away of a heart attack Monday night. An Asian American activist raised in the Bay Area, she was fighting up until the UC walk-outs last…

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