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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.

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

California Shows Love for Civil Rights Hero Fred Korematsu

California Shows Love for Civil Rights Hero Fred Korematsu

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 5:55PM

Sunday marks the state’s first ever Fred Korematsu day.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Minuteman Border Vigilante On Trial for Brisenia Flores' Murder

Minuteman Border Vigilante On Trial for Brisenia Flores’ Murder

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 2:19PM

And accused killer Shawna Forde’s cronies manage to turn grief into a spectacle.

Topics: Immigration

Sens. Vitter and Paul Introduce Birthright Citizenship Bill

Sens. Vitter and Paul Introduce Birthright Citizenship Bill

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2011, 10:53AM

Discussions about American citizenship are at their heart debates about who belongs in this country and who does not.

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

Birthright Citizenship Fight--From Ariz. to the Supreme Court?

Birthright Citizenship Fight—From Ariz. to the Supreme Court?

by Julianne Hing on January 27 2011, 4:37PM

Rep. John Kavanagh says plainly, “We won’t give citizenship like a door prize.”

Topics: 14th Amendment, Immigration

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To “Win the Future,” Kids and Schools Must Survive the Present

by Julianne Hing on January 27 2011, 12:22PM

Education reformers argue the task is far larger than the president acknowledges.

Topics: Schools & Youth, State of the Union

Compton School District, Parents Face Off Over Trigger Petition

Compton School District, Parents Face Off Over Trigger Petition

by Julianne Hing on January 25 2011, 3:24PM

Both sides allege misconduct in the process to turn an elementary school into a charter.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Wyoming Kills SB 1070 Copycat, Advances Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Wyoming Kills SB 1070 Copycat, Advances Same-Sex Marriage Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 25 2011, 3:08PM

The Equality State’s having an identity crisis.

Topics: Immigration

Oscars Snub 'Waiting for Superman'

Oscars Snub ‘Waiting for Superman’

by Julianne Hing on January 25 2011, 2:05PM

Looks like Michelle Rhee can’t convince everyone that she’s got all the answers.

Topics: Oscars, Schools & Youth