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 May 21 2013, 3:31PM
Nine-year-old Asean Johnson may need to stand up on a chair to be seen above the podium from which he speaks, but he holds in him a wisdom and fire well beyond his years. Watch him address the crowds that…
by Julianne Hing on May 15 2013, 2:26PM
It only took them 93 years to get around to challenging the endowment.
by Julianne Hing on May 15 2013, 2:22PM
The resistance in Seattle is but one pocket of the growing backlash against the misuse and overuse of standardized tests.
by Julianne Hing on May 14 2013, 6:30AM
The controversial school reform tactic is picking up steam as it moves through Southern California.
by Julianne Hing on May 10 2013, 1:17PM
Is there anything you’d add?
by Julianne Hing on May 8 2013, 1:05PM
Their statement comes just as the Senate takes up its immigration bill.
by Julianne Hing on May 7 2013, 1:22PM
It’s a serious setback for Gov. Bobby Jindal, and his ambitious corporate-driven school reform agenda.
by Julianne Hing on May 1 2013, 4:27PM
International Workers Day coincides with ongoing fallout from the latest deadly factory accident in Bangladesh.
by Julianne Hing on April 30 2013, 2:37PM
The LAPD is trying to tie up loose ends after Ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner went on a shooting rampage in February, and called out the LAPD for rampant racism.
by Julianne Hing on April 26 2013, 6:00AM
The U.S. will be “majority-minority” in a few decades, but in the City of Angels the future is now. In fact, you can literally taste it.
by Julianne Hing on April 25 2013, 3:12PM
There are no excuses. But this isn’t the first time Lambda Theta Delta’s been down this road.
by Julianne Hing on April 25 2013, 1:18PM
Chicago students join parents, lawmakers and educators around the country fed up with punitive testing regimes.
by Julianne Hing on April 22 2013, 2:31PM
The actor and activist traveled to Arkansas to dedicate a brand new museum built near the internment camp where Takei and his family were held during World War II.
by Julianne Hing on April 19 2013, 6:00AM
Public school parents, educators and now even lawmakers around the country are fed up with standardized testing that can determine whether kids graduate, teachers lose their jobs, and schools remain open. Here’s a visual survey of major actions.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on April 18 2013, 4:22PM
We have been here before.
by Julianne Hing on April 17 2013, 8:21AM
The controversial school reform tactic just picked up a big win in Los Angeles.
by Julianne Hing on April 15 2013, 6:00AM
With powerful outside help, parents are dramatically restructuring Los Angeles’ predominantly Latino 24th Street Elementary School. Will the school give the controversial ‘parent trigger’ technique the makeover it needs?
Topics: Schools & Youth