Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for Colorines.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 July 5 2013, 1:33PM
Can a public education be stolen? Not in Connecticut anymore.
by Julianne Hing on June 24 2013, 3:25PM
Ginsburg alone said the Supreme Court was silly to settle for such a technical ruling when they had plenty of information to dispense with Fisher’s case right now.
by Julianne Hing on June 24 2013, 11:06AM
In short, the long, ugly fight over affirmative action will continue.
by Julianne Hing on June 19 2013, 11:14AM
The 7-year-old was shot and killed during a police raid on her grandmother’s home.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 4:13PM
The Asians are coming.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 7:00AM
The flavor’s tagline is a nod to a political statement the San Francisco Giants pitcher made at his team’s World Series parade last year.
by Julianne Hing on June 13 2013, 4:44PM
The series of customizable e-cards is a project from Strong Families, a reproductive justice organization.
by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 3:47PM
The Obama administration has been particularly aggressive in challenging workplace discrimination.
by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 3:43PM
At one time, a majority of people in the U.S.—a full 61 percent—supported affirmative action. That day is long gone. Today, support for affirmative action is at record lows, with just 45 percent of people in the U.S. saying that…
by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 8:35AM
A new report from Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy takes a rare look at an often overlooked subgroup of young people.
by Julianne Hing on June 10 2013, 5:11PM
On day one in the trial over Trayvon Martin’s murder, Judge Debra Nelson barred the prosecution from using a series of words in its juror questioning.
by Julianne Hing on June 6 2013, 3:12PM
It’s been a big year for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants.
by Julianne Hing on June 5 2013, 5:08PM
Kid President and a cast of adorable kids address the opportunity agenda in a new video produced by SoulPancake for the Opportunity to Learn Campaign.
by Julianne Hing on June 3 2013, 5:14PM
What’s the WNBA rookie’s fashion sense got to do with cultural change? Everything, it turns out.
by Julianne Hing on June 3 2013, 2:28PM
The common college application accepted by more than 400 colleges will stop discriminating against undocumented students, starting this fall.