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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.

'Off the Menu' Goes Inside Asian-American Kitchens

‘Off the Menu’ Goes Inside Asian-American Kitchens

by Julianne Hing on March 9 2015, 7:00AM

A new documentary explores Asian-American culture via its many diverse communities’ food traditions.

Topics: Arts & Culture, How We Eat

'Fresh Off the Boat': Eddie's School Bus Travails

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: Eddie’s School Bus Travails

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 5:13PM

A middle schooler’s valiant attempts to woo a crush.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson's 'Disturbing' Pattern of Racial Bias

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson’s ‘Disturbing’ Pattern of Racial Bias

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 4:08PM

Little surprise here.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Tamir Rice's Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

Tamir Rice’s Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2015, 6:36PM

Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson apologized for the city’s “insensitivity.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman's Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman’s Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2015, 4:46PM

The company denied then-17-year-old Samantha Elauf a job because of her headscarf.

Topics: Economy, Labor, /NOW

'Fresh Off the Boat': A Sweet Father-Son Fiction

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: A Sweet Father-Son Fiction

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2015, 2:52PM

Everyone learns something in Tuesday night’s episode.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama: My Administration Will Fight Texas Ruling

Obama: My Administration Will Fight Texas Ruling

by Julianne Hing on February 24 2015, 3:18PM

As a potential Department of Homeland Security shutdown looms.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Border Patrol Officers Test Out Body-Mounted Cameras

Border Patrol Officers Test Out Body-Mounted Cameras

by Julianne Hing on February 20 2015, 5:36PM

As an accountability mechanism.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Who Has More in Their 401K? Whites in Their 30s or Blacks in Their 50s?

Who Has More in Their 401K? Whites in Their 30s or Blacks in Their 50s?

by Julianne Hing on February 20 2015, 1:24PM

You get one guess.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

'Fresh Off the Boat': The Search for Porn

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: The Search for Porn

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2015, 2:18AM

The troubles of a suburban middle-school outcast

Topics: Arts & Culture

Under Pressure, Cop Who Assaulted Black Female Professor Resigns

Under Pressure, Cop Who Assaulted Black Female Professor Resigns

by Julianne Hing on February 17 2015, 4:34PM

“I will no longer play the game that you and ASU have orchestrated in an effort to bring me down,” Ferrin wrote.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

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