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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.

New Policies Will Limit Los Angeles School Police Arrest Powers

New Policies Will Limit Los Angeles School Police Arrest Powers

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 4:36PM

School police will not be allowed to arrest students for alcohol and marijuana possession.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Ferguson Matters for Non-Black Communities of Color, Too

Ferguson Matters for Non-Black Communities of Color, Too

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 2:15PM

“When law enforcement trample on the rights of any group, we must all resist,” writes Deepa Iyer.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads '1 of 11 Million' Campaign for Deportation Relief

Jose Antonio Vargas Leads ‘1 of 11 Million’ Campaign for Deportation Relief

by Julianne Hing on August 20 2014, 1:23PM

The campaign comes as the nation awaits President Obama’s executive order.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

LAPD Holds Back Shooting Victim Ezell Ford's Autopsy

LAPD Holds Back Shooting Victim Ezell Ford’s Autopsy

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 5:17PM

Ford’s mother says her 25-year-old son was lying facedown on the ground when he was shot in the back by police.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Case for Body-Mounted Cameras on Cops

The Case for Body-Mounted Cameras on Cops

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 12:14PM

Use of force dropped nearly 60 percent in one California district where cops started wearing cameras.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Compton School Police to Soon Be Armed With AR-15s

Compton School Police to Soon Be Armed With AR-15s

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2014, 11:09AM

The guns officers currently have aren’t powerful enough.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

President Obama: Eric Holder Heading to Ferguson That's 'Rightly Hurting'

President Obama: Eric Holder Heading to Ferguson That’s ‘Rightly Hurting’

by Julianne Hing on August 18 2014, 5:17PM

Otherwise, Obama repeats his remarks from last week.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Private Autopsy: Michael Brown Shot at Least Six Times

Private Autopsy: Michael Brown Shot at Least Six Times

by Julianne Hing on August 18 2014, 11:31AM

One bullet left at least five wounds in Brown’s body.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Fled Town 'Days Ago'

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Fled Town ‘Days Ago’

by Julianne Hing on August 15 2014, 4:05PM

Whose safety is the police department protecting?

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

American Muslims Sue for Being Watchlisted Without Due Process

American Muslims Sue for Being Watchlisted Without Due Process

by Julianne Hing on August 15 2014, 1:30PM

The federal government has “unjustly and disproportionately targeted American Muslims,” the complaint reads.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

Michael Brown's High School Has an Alarmingly High Suspension Rate

Michael Brown’s High School Has an Alarmingly High Suspension Rate

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 3:37PM

A snapshot of Brown’s Normandy High School, by the numbers.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Obama on Ferguson: 'No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force'

Obama on Ferguson: ‘No Excuse for Police to Use Excessive Force’

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 1:11PM

“I know emotions are raw right now,” Obama said.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Los Angeles Public Schools Open for Child Migrants

Los Angeles Public Schools Open for Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 12:08PM

It’s not just goodwill. It’s the law.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Why the GOP's Black Voter Outreach Won't Stick

Why the GOP’s Black Voter Outreach Won’t Stick

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 10:20AM

Don’t they remember birtherism? The Voting Rights Act?

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

Dispatch From Chicago: War Abroad Touches Palestinian-American Youth

by Julianne Hing on August 14 2014, 7:00AM

What does it mean to be young and Palestinian and American in this moment in history?

Topics: Dispatches, Schools & Youth

Atlanta Schools Cheating Trial Begins

Atlanta Schools Cheating Trial Begins

by Julianne Hing on August 11 2014, 11:57AM

It remains one of the largest test-cheating scandals in the nation.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Nearly Half of U.S. Children Have Experienced Trauma

Nearly Half of U.S. Children Have Experienced Trauma

by Julianne Hing on August 1 2014, 4:29PM

The more trauma a child has experienced, the higher their risk for certain chronic diseases.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

No Charges for NYPD Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray

No Charges for NYPD Cops Who Killed Kimani Gray

by Julianne Hing on August 1 2014, 11:36AM

Gray was 16.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

L.A. Girls and Women of Color Demand to Be Heard Amidst My Brother's Keeper

L.A. Girls and Women of Color Demand to Be Heard Amidst My Brother’s Keeper

by Julianne Hing on August 1 2014, 7:00AM

“Our absence from racial justice initiatives matters,” said professor Kimberlé Crenshaw.

Topics: Schools & Youth

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

U.N. Warns Against Deportations of Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 5:31PM

President Obama intends to deport most who’ve made it to the U.S.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW