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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

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.

Judge Halts Obama's Executive Action

Judge Halts Obama’s Executive Action

by Julianne Hing on February 17 2015, 11:50AM

Get ready for a dramatic legal battle.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Watch Lisa Ling's Husband Devour a Chicken Wing in 2 Seconds Flat

Watch Lisa Ling’s Husband Devour a Chicken Wing in 2 Seconds Flat

by Julianne Hing on February 16 2015, 3:25PM

Chicken-eating like you’ve never seen before.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

FBI Opens Inquiry Into Chapel Hill Shootings

FBI Opens Inquiry Into Chapel Hill Shootings

by Julianne Hing on February 13 2015, 2:13PM

The latest developments in the UNC-Chapel Hill shooting deaths of three Muslim students.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Report: New York City Charter Schools Discipline Rules Violate Students' Rights

Report: New York City Charter Schools Discipline Rules Violate Students’ Rights

by Julianne Hing on February 13 2015, 11:44AM

107 of 164 New York City charter schools allow for suspension or expulsion, regardless of how minor the infraction.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Fresh Off the Boat's Rocky Relationship With Hip-Hop

Fresh Off the Boat’s Rocky Relationship With Hip-Hop

by Julianne Hing on February 11 2015, 12:57PM

Is Huang’s real-life relationship with hip-hop too complex for sitcom television?

Topics: Arts & Culture

Census Infographic: How 'Slaves' Became 'African-Americans'

Census Infographic: How ‘Slaves’ Became ‘African-Americans’

by Julianne Hing on February 6 2015, 12:50PM

What would you have been called a century ago?

Topics: History, /NOW, Society

Your Cheeky Muslim Valentine's Day Cards Are Here

Your Cheeky Muslim Valentine’s Day Cards Are Here

by Julianne Hing on February 6 2015, 12:11PM

“I’d let you creep sharia all over my body.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, National Security, /NOW

The Latest Attack on Immigration Reform

The Latest Attack on Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on February 6 2015, 10:00AM

Here’s how Republicans plan to destroy Obama’s executive order in the courts.

Topics: Immigration

'Fresh Off the Boat' Won't Make You Cringe!

‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Won’t Make You Cringe!

by Julianne Hing on February 5 2015, 1:05PM

No chopsticks jokes here.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Tamir Rice's Family Files Updated Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Tamir Rice’s Family Files Updated Wrongful Death Lawsuit

by Julianne Hing on February 2 2015, 1:59PM

The amended lawsuit was filed by Benjamin Crump, who also represents Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown’s families.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Saved by the bell hooks Tumblr as Great as It Sounds

Saved by the bell hooks Tumblr as Great as It Sounds

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2015, 5:01PM

“Feminism is for everybody!”

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Commission Urges California State Parks to Welcome More People of Color

Commission Urges California State Parks to Welcome More People of Color

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2015, 3:02PM

“The visitors don’t look like California,” USC professor Manuel Pastor says.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

'Black Lives Matter' Goes International

‘Black Lives Matter’ Goes International

by Julianne Hing on January 30 2015, 11:00AM

Black Lives Matter and other U.S. groups fighting racist police and vigilante violence are taking their message around the globe. Their latest stop: the United Kingdom

Topics: Criminal Justice, Global Affairs

At Loretta Lynch's Confirmation Hearing, Senators Air Holder Grievances

At Loretta Lynch’s Confirmation Hearing, Senators Air Holder Grievances

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2015, 5:09PM

“You’re not Eric Holder, are you?” Sen. John Cornyn asked.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW, Politics

In Albuquerque, a DA Faces Intimidation for Charging Cops Who've Killed

In Albuquerque, a DA Faces Intimidation for Charging Cops Who’ve Killed

by Julianne Hing on January 27 2015, 3:57PM

What happens when a district attorney files murder charges against Albuquerque police officers?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black Workers With Advanced Degrees, White Workers With B.A.'s Make Roughly the Same

Black Workers With Advanced Degrees, White Workers With B.A.’s Make Roughly the Same

by Julianne Hing on January 23 2015, 4:44PM

As of 2014.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Black McDonald's Workers Fired 'To Get the Ghetto Out,' Lawsuit Alleges

Black McDonald’s Workers Fired ‘To Get the Ghetto Out,’ Lawsuit Alleges

by Julianne Hing on January 22 2015, 2:26PM

The ten plaintiffs have worked a combined 50 years at McDonald’s.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Mayor Wants 'Outright' Ban on Police Using Mug Shots for Target Practice

Mayor Wants ‘Outright’ Ban on Police Using Mug Shots for Target Practice

by Julianne Hing on January 20 2015, 2:53PM

After a woman finds shot up mug shots of her brother and other black men at a shooting range.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Video: Black Lives Matter Delegation Visits Palestine

Video: Black Lives Matter Delegation Visits Palestine

by Julianne Hing on January 16 2015, 1:45PM

And stages a solidarity demonstration in Nazareth.

Topics: Ferguson, Global Affairs, /NOW

In Oakland, School Program Focuses on Black Boys' Success

In Oakland, School Program Focuses on Black Boys’ Success

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2015, 3:51PM

A new report evaluates a class and mentoring program just for black boys in Oakland.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth