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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

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.

After Newtown, School Communities Brace for Another Influx of Police

After Newtown, School Communities Brace for Another Influx of Police

by Julianne Hing on January 10 2013, 10:33AM

School advocates that are already fighting a school to prison pipeline warn against the assumption that you prevent violence by adding cops.

Topics: Guns, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

New White House Rule Will Cut Extended Separations of Immigrant Families

New White House Rule Will Cut Extended Separations of Immigrant Families

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2013, 9:05AM

The updated rule goes into effect March 4.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

USPS Unveils Stamp to Mark 150 Years of the Emancipation Proclamation

by Julianne Hing on January 2 2013, 1:29PM

Two more stamps honoring U.S. civil rights history are due this year.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Tennessee Signs Landmark DOJ Agreement to Right Its Juvenile Justice Wrongs

by Julianne Hing on December 19 2012, 1:57PM

The Shelby County juvenile justice system is especially and disproportionately harsh on black kids, while denying kids of all races their basic due process rights.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

From Pompadours to Fades, New Art Celebrates Black Women's Hair

From Pompadours to Fades, New Art Celebrates Black Women’s Hair

by Julianne Hing on December 19 2012, 9:10AM

Baltimore-based graphic designer and artist Andrea Pippins talks to Colorlines about her new four-art poster series.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

The School-to-Prison Pipeline Gets Its First-Ever Airing in the Senate

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2012, 9:54AM

Wednesday’s Judiciary Committee hearing comes on the heels of a Justice Department suit against Meridian, Miss., where school officials are charged with routinely locking kids up for petty offenses.

Topics: Criminal Justice, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Could San Francisco Giants' Sergio Romo Become a Pro-Migrant Ice Cream Icon?

Could San Francisco Giants’ Sergio Romo Become a Pro-Migrant Ice Cream Icon?

by Julianne Hing on December 4 2012, 9:05AM

Sergio Romo is already a baseball star. Could he become both a political icon and ice cream spokesperson?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Sports

In First Courtroom Battle, Gov. Jindal's Voucher Program Declared Unconstitutional

In First Courtroom Battle, Gov. Jindal’s Voucher Program Declared Unconstitutional

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2012, 5:10PM

The largest voucher program in the nation was dealt its first legal setback.

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Next Dream for Immigrant Youth: Legalization for All 11 Million Undocumented Migrants

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2012, 4:25PM

One thing is certain: 2013 will be a very long year.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

House Says Science PhD's Yes, Everyday Immigrants No

House Says Science PhD’s Yes, Everyday Immigrants No

by Julianne Hing on November 30 2012, 1:15PM

The STEM Jobs Act sailed through the House on a 245-139 vote.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Louisiana Teachers Take Gov. Jindal’s School Vouchers Law to Court

by Julianne Hing on November 28 2012, 1:45PM

The law is the most expansive school voucher program in the nation.

Topics: Education Reform, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Report: Immigration Status and Race Affect Domestic Workers' Pay

Report: Immigration Status and Race Affect Domestic Workers’ Pay

by Julianne Hing on November 27 2012, 1:01PM

Welcome to the world of domestic work.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, /NOW

The Shocking Details of a Mississippi School-to-Prison Pipeline

The Shocking Details of a Mississippi School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2012, 9:34AM

Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back to a teacher and being late are all infractions that landed Cedric Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him.

Topics: Criminal Justice, School-to-Prison, Schools & Youth

Why You Shouldn't Line Up For Walmart's Black Friday Deals Play

Why You Shouldn’t Line Up For Walmart’s Black Friday Deals

by Julianne Hing on November 20 2012, 2:18PM

The kickoff to the national holiday shopping frenzy has now officially merged with Thanksgiving day itself, with Walmart leading the Thanksgiving evening creep by opening its doors at 10pm on Thursday this week.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

A 'Love Balm' for Mothers Who've Watched Too Many Sons Die

A ‘Love Balm’ for Mothers Who’ve Watched Too Many Sons Die

by Julianne Hing on November 20 2012, 9:48AM

A Bay Area theater project featuring the testimony of Oscar Grant’s grandmother seeks to make emotional sense of incomprehensible violence.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Ruling: South Carolina's 'Papers Please' Provision Moves Forward

Ruling: South Carolina’s ‘Papers Please’ Provision Moves Forward

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2012, 10:26AM

But the ruling leaves the door open for future legal challenges to the provision.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, SB 1070 Copycats

In 2012, the Obama Youth Vote Is Black and Brown

by Julianne Hing on November 13 2012, 12:10PM

An analysis finds that the president’s support among young whites plummeted, but held steady among people of color.

Topics: Election Returns, /NOW, Politics

Latino Voters' Election Day Statement: 'Give My Parents Papers'

Latino Voters’ Election Day Statement: ‘Give My Parents Papers’

by Julianne Hing on November 12 2012, 10:38AM

It’s now conventional wisdom that the president won a second term with Latino voters, particularly Latina women. It’s just as clear that they were voting for immigration reform.

Topics: 2012 Election, Election Returns, Politics

Arizona Groups Demand DOJ Intervene as 631,000 Uncounted Ballots Pile Up

by Julianne Hing on November 9 2012, 2:45PM

Those uncounted ballots may hold the answer for heated state and local races, including the fate of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.

Topics: 2012 Election, /NOW

With Obama's Win, He'll Need to Send More Than a Thank You Note to Latinos

With Obama’s Win, He’ll Need to Send More Than a Thank You Note to Latinos

by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 10:57PM

Latino voter turnout is up, as expected, and they’re bringing it on home for Obama.

Topics: 2012 Election, /NOW