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 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.
by Julianne Hing on September 25 2013, 9:23AM
Low-wage workers are making sure the federal government doesn’t overlook the labor practices of its own contractors.
by Julianne Hing on September 6 2013, 7:00AM
The sixth and final installment of our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Birchbark Books in Minneapolis
by Julianne Hing on August 27 2013, 9:00AM
The fifth in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Community Book Center in New Orleans
by Julianne Hing on August 9 2013, 9:00AM
The third in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Imix Bookstore in Los Angeles
by Julianne Hing on July 31 2013, 7:00AM
The second in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Eastwind Books of Berkeley, Calif.
by Julianne Hing on July 24 2013, 7:00AM
We asked independent, people-of-color owned booksellers what they’re reading this summer. In the first of our series, James Fugate of Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books shares his top picks.
by Julianne Hing on July 13 2013, 10:58PM
Of both second-degree murder and manslaughter.
by Julianne Hing on July 12 2013, 7:10PM
As if speculation about the Asiana Airlines flight disaster hasn’t been plagued by enough racism.
by Julianne Hing on July 12 2013, 12:13PM
Janet Napolitano oversaw the largest deportation program of any presidential administration.
by Julianne Hing on July 11 2013, 4:16PM
Six farmers markets serve all of South L.A., while West L.A.’s got 16.