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 November 7 2013, 3:52PM
Despite big strides in educational attainment, Latinos in California still lag behind their ppers.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2013, 5:43PM
Broward County, Florida, has the highest arrest rate in the state for youth in schools. But it’s vowing to do better.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2013, 3:26PM
Get ready for the first Muslim superhero to head a Marvel Comics book.
by Julianne Hing on November 5 2013, 1:11PM
The significant improvements have come with troubling new developments.
by Julianne Hing on October 25 2013, 9:11AM
Test-driven reform has been the hallmark of Obama’s education agenda.
by Julianne Hing on October 24 2013, 1:17PM
The family didn’t go without a fight.
by Julianne Hing on October 24 2013, 9:08AM
Teachers will have the option to bring back seven books which were removed from Tucson classrooms in 2012.
by Julianne Hing on October 23 2013, 3:47PM
Nearly half of all public school students in the U.S. qualify for free or reduced lunch.
by Julianne Hing on October 16 2013, 3:52PM
But people of color and women are still woefully underrepresented on television.
by Julianne Hing on October 16 2013, 2:03PM
The prospects for the pro-affirmative action plaintiffs in Tuesday’s Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action Supreme Court case were never terribly promising. And the oral arguments yesterday did little to challenge that notion.
by Julianne Hing on October 3 2013, 3:05PM
The local Hmong community advocated for the position for years.
by Julianne Hing on September 27 2013, 5:03PM
It’s the administration’s first guidance since the Supreme Court ruled on affirmative action this summer.
by Julianne Hing on September 27 2013, 2:54PM
Mississippi officers and a judge harassed and humiliated Jagjeet Singh over and over again after pulling him over for a flat tire.
by Julianne Hing on September 26 2013, 4:27PM
Can an elderly Chinese couple and a galvanized community take on San Francisco’s tech-driven gentrification?
by Julianne Hing on September 25 2013, 5:40PM
The tech-industry-driven rent explosion has radically shifted the San Francisco housing market.