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 October 23 2012, 9:19AM
The People.com editor talks to Colorlines about coming out as a transgender woman of color and her newly visible role in LGBT politics. She’ll be speaking at Facing Race 2012 in November.
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2012, 5:17PM
Undocumented youth and other immigrant rights groups want the ad taken down.
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2012, 1:15PM
The journey to bring Zimmerman to justice has been a long one.
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2012, 1:10PM
Such is life in the world of for-profit higher education.
by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:50AM
From self-deportation to the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform, Romney spoke up about all of them last night.
by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:11AM
What curious language, given the reality of Obama’s deportation record
by Julianne Hing on October 16 2012, 2:15PM
Policymakers attempted to acknowledge the racialized realities of educational inequity. So where’d they go wrong?
by Julianne Hing on October 12 2012, 3:50PM
Someone send a copy to Pamela Geller.
by Julianne Hing on October 11 2012, 4:35PM
And a young undocumented immigrant responds to Obama’s latest overture to Latino voters.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 5:42PM
Kris Kobach is keeping himself busy with more lawsuits.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 3:46PM
Stay with Colorlines.com for more analysis in the coming days.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 1:53PM
But when everyone claims to put children’s needs first, it may be time to draw some new lines in the debate.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 11:30AM
The fight for educational equity, especially when it comes to students of color, is stuck at a far more basic level.
by Julianne Hing on October 10 2012, 10:04AM
The core rationale for affirmative action has been lost in decades of legal wrangling over the policy.
by Julianne Hing on October 9 2012, 2:43PM
Migrants are dying in record numbers while trying to cross into the U.S.
by Julianne Hing on October 5 2012, 4:01PM
Los Angeles, home to 750,000 immigrants, could see a big shift in immigration enforcement soon.
by Julianne Hing on October 5 2012, 10:15AM
The movie has been a flop in box office sales. But backers of the controversial “parent trigger” school reform movement are taking their most powerful organizing tool on a tour of their own.
by Julianne Hing on October 4 2012, 1:13PM
Workers say the retail giant is retaliating against workers who are trying to organize.