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 September 10 2012, 10:20AM
The for-profit industry is taking in students who’ve been locked out of higher education. What’s the problem with that?
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on August 22 2012, 11:00AM
Without affirmative action the only black and Latino faces on college campuses could be those of student athletes, and that’s unacceptable, college basketball coaches warn.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on August 16 2012, 8:48AM
The Arizona governor is at it again.
by Julianne Hing on August 7 2012, 11:15AM
The more authorities find out about Wade Michael Page, the worse it gets.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 5:31PM
“You might as well stop talking about it,” the Olympic champion said.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 5:01PM
“We cannot — we must not— refuse to protect the right of Americans to vote in any election in which they may desire to participate,” President Johnson said 47 years ago.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 2:22PM
As did the shooter in the Aurora movie theater attack.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 1:51PM
Is the anti-immigrant state lawmaking spree on the wane?
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 1:32PM
The NBA still seems not to know what to do with the Asian American star, and Lin doesn’t seem to mind.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2012, 11:42AM
Sikhs have become the targets of Islamophobic hate since Sept. 11, though authorities are still investigating the shooter’s motive.
by Julianne Hing on August 3 2012, 5:30PM
The application process will kick off on August 15. What to know if you’re a DREAMer looking for two-year work authorization.
by Julianne Hing on August 3 2012, 12:50PM
Dawes was the only African-American gold medalist in gymnastics. No longer.
by Julianne Hing on August 3 2012, 11:26AM
The powerhouse gymnast is the first black female to win an all-around gold after her stellar turn Thursday.
by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 4:25PM
It was supposed to be all Steve King’s stage today. But Conyers wasn’t going to let him get away with it.
by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 2:11PM
The road to the Olympian’s gold medal wins this week was not an easy one for Douglas’ family.
by Julianne Hing on August 2 2012, 1:15PM
Sergio Garcia graduated from law school and passed the bar, but he’s undocumented. And he’s not alone.