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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.

Tom Horne Says Border Agent Shootings Represent 'Escalating Threat'

Tom Horne Says Border Agent Shootings Represent ‘Escalating Threat’

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2011, 8:29AM

Two U.S. federal immigration agents were shot and killed in Mexico this week.

Topics: Immigration

Houston's Top Cop Defends Videotaped Beating of Teen Boy

Houston’s Top Cop Defends Videotaped Beating of Teen Boy

by Julianne Hing on February 18 2011, 6:59AM

Police Chief Charles McClelland says his force is suffering because of a few bad apples.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Seattle Cop Resigns After Native American Man's Killing Ruled Unjustified

Seattle Cop Resigns After Native American Man’s Killing Ruled Unjustified

by Julianne Hing on February 17 2011, 11:51AM

Will Seattle District Attorney Dan Satterberg ever hold police officers accountable for misconduct?

Topics: Criminal Justice

House Republicans Move to Protect For-Profit Schools' Earnings

House Republicans Move to Protect For-Profit Schools’ Earnings

by Julianne Hing on February 16 2011, 12:06PM

Rep. Virginia Foxx leads the GOP effort to block federal regulation of schools that prey on low income students of color.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Shawna Forde Speaks: 'I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry'

Shawna Forde Speaks: ‘I Wish I Could Say I Was Sorry’

by Julianne Hing on February 15 2011, 4:15PM

The Daily Beast landed a jailhouse interview and the vigilante, who’s been convicted on two murder counts, isn’t budging.

Topics: Immigration

For Young People Who Love Their Communities Enough to Fight

For Young People Who Love Their Communities Enough to Fight

by Julianne Hing on February 15 2011, 4:12PM

We’re taking a moment to remember Taylor Griffin, a young activist who left us too soon.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Crucial College Grants Survive Obama's Budget Knife, Barely

Crucial College Grants Survive Obama’s Budget Knife, Barely

by Julianne Hing on February 15 2011, 2:37PM

The White House’s 2012 budget draws a line around education spending.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Report: Blacks and Latinos Make Up 86 Percent of Pot Arrests in NYC

Report: Blacks and Latinos Make Up 86 Percent of Pot Arrests in NYC

by Julianne Hing on February 15 2011, 12:30PM

If ever a person needed more salient proof of systemic inequities in criminal justice system, these numbers seem to provide it.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores' Murder

Minuteman Vigilante Shawna Forde Convicted for Brisenia Flores’ Murder

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 3:33PM

Forde reportedly planned elaborate heists in order to fund her anti-immigration activism

Topics: Immigration

Haley Barbour's Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

Haley Barbour’s Pro-Immigration Past Catches Up With Him

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 1:47PM

The GOP presidential aspirant has never been an enforcement hardliner, actually.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

DREAM Act Supporters Send John Boehner Valentine's Day Love

DREAM Act Supporters Send John Boehner Valentine’s Day Love

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 11:36AM

Maybe you’ve got a honey this year. Maybe you don’t. For supporters of the DREAM Act, either’s okay.

Topics: Immigration

For-Profit Schools Discuss How to Regulate Themselves

For-Profit Schools Discuss How to Regulate Themselves

by Julianne Hing on February 14 2011, 10:04AM

It’s their latest effort to weaken a proposed federal crackdown.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Compton's Parent Trigger Law Left in Limbo

Compton’s Parent Trigger Law Left in Limbo

by Julianne Hing on February 11 2011, 4:00PM

Welcome to ground zero for education reform’s biggest showdown.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Arizona Sues Feds for Not Being Tough Enough on Immigration

Arizona Sues Feds for Not Being Tough Enough on Immigration

by Julianne Hing on February 11 2011, 12:54PM

Welcome to the latest chapter in Arizona’s immigration soap opera.

Topics: Immigration

What's Holding Up For-Profit Schools Regulation?

What’s Holding Up For-Profit Schools Regulation?

by Julianne Hing on February 2 2011, 12:24PM

Schools aren’t happy with newly enforced industry rules. So they’re re-writing them.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Napolitano: In Two Years We've Deported More Than Ever Before Infographic

Napolitano: In Two Years We’ve Deported More Than Ever Before

by Julianne Hing on February 1 2011, 4:28PM

The Obama administration is setting all the wrong records.

Topics: Immigration

Arne Duncan, Spike Lee Recruit Black Teachers

Arne Duncan, Spike Lee Recruit Black Teachers

by Julianne Hing on February 1 2011, 11:32AM

Research makes it clear that a teacher’s race matters.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Modern Family Recognized by Screen Actors Guild Award

Modern Family Recognized by Screen Actors Guild Award

by Julianne Hing on January 31 2011, 5:05PM

It was one of the only awards that went to actors of color in what’s turned out to be a remarkably white awards season, even by Hollywood standards.

Topics: Arts & Culture

States Raise Record Number of Immigration Bills in 2011

States Raise Record Number of Immigration Bills in 2011

by Julianne Hing on January 31 2011, 12:48PM

In January alone, state lawmakers have filed more than 600 immigration bills.

Topics: Immigration

Report: Massachusetts Schools Fail Latino Students

Report: Massachusetts Schools Fail Latino Students

by Julianne Hing on January 31 2011, 10:39AM

If one of the nation’s top-ranked school districts can’t figure out how to meet the needs of its students, imagine how other states are faring.

Topics: Schools & Youth