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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.

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

In Los Angeles, 87 Percent of Public School Libraries Lack a Librarian

by Julianne Hing on January 16 2014, 2:36PM

The district employs 98 school librarians for 768 school libraries.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Justin Bieber Faces Possible Deportation for Egging Crimes

Justin Bieber Faces Possible Deportation for Egging Crimes

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2014, 5:02PM

A felony crime is a deportable offense? Eggsactly.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White

Study: AP Computer Science Test-takers Overwhelmingly Male, White

by Julianne Hing on January 15 2014, 1:29PM

Cultural perceptions about who’s best at tech—and access to the elite public education—are primary factors.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

A Guide to the Common Core, the Next Phase of High-Stakes Testing

A Guide to the Common Core, the Next Phase of High-Stakes Testing

by Julianne Hing on January 13 2014, 7:00AM

The state standards, together with brand new tests, are sweeping across the country.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Cleveland Baseball Team Replaces Chief Wahoo Logo

Cleveland Baseball Team Replaces Chief Wahoo Logo

by Julianne Hing on January 10 2014, 4:20PM

The caricature of the Native-American “chief” isn’t going away completely though.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

Arraignment Set for Critics of Parent Trigger After Adelanto School Vandalism

Arraignment Set for Critics of Parent Trigger After Adelanto School Vandalism

by Julianne Hing on January 10 2014, 2:30PM

The ongoing saga of the nation’s first parent trigger takeover takes a criminal turn.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Gov. Christie Celebrates Newly Signed New Jersey DREAM Act

Gov. Christie Celebrates Newly Signed New Jersey DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on January 8 2014, 2:54PM

It’s official.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

Federal School Discipline Guidelines: How to Stop Racial Discrimination In the Classroom

by Julianne Hing on January 8 2014, 1:07PM

The guidelines are part of a federal initiative to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Time to Pull Out Your Asian-American Family's Home Movies

Time to Pull Out Your Asian-American Family’s Home Movies

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2014, 4:55PM

Forget the faux-retro Instagram filters. We’re talking legitimately old footage.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Study: White Men Run The World of FBS College Football

Study: White Men Run The World of FBS College Football

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2014, 1:31PM

Every single FBS conference commissioner in the country is a white male.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

Sergio Garcia Will Become California's First Publicly Known Undocumented Lawyer

Sergio Garcia Will Become California’s First Publicly Known Undocumented Lawyer

by Julianne Hing on January 2 2014, 5:08PM

Garcia will become one of the state’s newest attorneys five years after passing the California state bar.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

Why Is the GOP Honoring the Repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act?

by Julianne Hing on December 18 2013, 3:05PM

Wednesday was the 70th anniversary of the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

New Jersey DREAM Act Moves Forward Despite Christie's Veto Threat

New Jersey DREAM Act Moves Forward Despite Christie’s Veto Threat

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2013, 1:42PM

The bill moves to the Assembly floor next week.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Where Do San Francisco's Evicted Go?

Where Do San Francisco’s Evicted Go?

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2013, 7:00AM

In San Francisco a loophole in California law is allowing speculators to push residents out of their apartments. The question is, where do they go?

Topics: Economy

What Tech Startup CEO Greg Gopman Doesn't Know About SF's 'Degenerates' He Insulted

What Tech Startup CEO Greg Gopman Doesn’t Know About SF’s ‘Degenerates’ He Insulted

by Julianne Hing on December 11 2013, 5:57PM

How’s about that “open discussion” you wanted, Greg Gopman?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Joe Biden: No, Obama Won't Stop Deportations

Joe Biden: No, Obama Won’t Stop Deportations

by Julianne Hing on December 11 2013, 5:24PM

No surprises here.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Grinch Delivers Coal to Chicago Aldermen in National Protest to Reclaim Public Education

Grinch Delivers Coal to Chicago Aldermen in National Protest to Reclaim Public Education

by Julianne Hing on December 10 2013, 12:56PM

Actions were planned for over 60 cities.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Drake Gifts Struggling Philly High School With Brand New Recording Studio

Drake Gifts Struggling Philly High School With Brand New Recording Studio

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2013, 4:58PM

He was moved by a prior TV segment on the troubled school.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Photos: Fast-Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities

Photos: Fast-Food Strikes Hit 100 Cities

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2013, 1:53PM

December 5, 2013 marked the largest fast-food strikes in history, organizers say.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

RNC's Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a 'Typo'

RNC’s Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a ‘Typo’

by Julianne Hing on December 5 2013, 1:58PM

Not the mea culpa one might have expected, but a rich television moment nonetheless.

Topics: Media, /NOW