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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.

For Hazleton, Pa., Anti-Immigrant Hate Don't Come Cheap

For Hazleton, Pa., Anti-Immigrant Hate Don’t Come Cheap

by Julianne Hing on November 12 2010, 5:37PM

Despite looming debt, town leaders say they’re moving forward with legal challenges.

Topics: Immigration

DREAM Act's Defeat Spells One Family's Imminent Loss

DREAM Act’s Defeat Spells One Family’s Imminent Loss

by Julianne Hing on November 12 2010, 12:00PM

Twenty-year-old Steve Li is set to be deported on Monday.

Topics: Immigration

Jean Quan Is Oakland's New Mayor

Jean Quan Is Oakland’s New Mayor

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2010, 5:15PM

The former city council member becomes to the first Asian American and the first woman to hold the job.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Oakland Gathers To Protest Another Police Shooting

Oakland Gathers To Protest Another Police Shooting

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2010, 3:27PM

Officers shot and killed unarmed Derrick Jones on Monday.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Seattle Cop In Stomping Incident Accused of More Brutality

Seattle Cop In Stomping Incident Accused of More Brutality

by Julianne Hing on November 11 2010, 12:43PM

Shandy Cobane previously threatened to “beat the Mexican piss” a man.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Prop 107: The Latest Chapter in Arizona's Right Wing Takeover

Prop 107: The Latest Chapter in Arizona’s Right Wing Takeover

by Julianne Hing on November 10 2010, 5:07PM

Thought SB 1070 was bad? Check out the state’s new affirmative action ban. And there’s more to come.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

NOPD Signs Agreement With Independent Monitor

NOPD Signs Agreement With Independent Monitor

by Julianne Hing on November 10 2010, 1:10PM

But only time will tell if the new oversight will impact the city’s legendary police corruption.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Michelle Obama Shares Love of Dance on Diwali

Michelle Obama Shares Love of Dance on Diwali

by Julianne Hing on November 9 2010, 7:00PM

And from all accounts, India loves her too.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Trial Begins for NOPD's Post-Katrina Shooting

Trial Begins for NOPD’s Post-Katrina Shooting

by Julianne Hing on November 9 2010, 1:24PM

The Department of Justice is prosecuting NOPD officers who allegedly shot a man and then burned his body to cover it up.

Topics: Criminal Justice

What It Will Take to Win the Latino Vote In 2012

What It Will Take to Win the Latino Vote In 2012

by Julianne Hing on November 9 2010, 9:58AM

Hint: Taking them for granted until then is a bad start.

Topics: Election: Now What?

Artists Show Their Love for Oscar Grant

Artists Show Their Love for Oscar Grant

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2010, 7:03PM

And today’s love is for their work.

Topics: Celebrate Love

DOJ Prepared to Examine Oscar Grant Case

DOJ Prepared to Examine Oscar Grant Case

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2010, 5:01PM

Now that Mehserle’s been sentenced, the Justice Department weighs further action.

Topics: Oscar Grant Trial

Tough Prospects for DREAM Act's Lame Duck Passage

Tough Prospects for DREAM Act’s Lame Duck Passage

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2010, 4:34PM

Latino voters may have helped save Harry Reid, but Republicans may keep him from following through on his agenda.

Topics: Immigration

Immigrant Workers Get Some (Crappy) Jobs Back

Immigrant Workers Get Some (Crappy) Jobs Back

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2010, 11:30AM

“Recovery” for immigrant workers mean even lower wages.

Topics: Economy

The Lesson of Mehserle's Trial? Justice is Found in Prevention

The Lesson of Mehserle’s Trial? Justice is Found in Prevention

by Julianne Hing on November 8 2010, 9:25AM

While the Grant family pursues a federal case and readies for a civil suit, the community needs to think about prevention.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Oscar Grant Trial

Oscar Grant's Killer Johannes Mehserle Gets Two Years In Prison

Oscar Grant’s Killer Johannes Mehserle Gets Two Years In Prison

by Julianne Hing on November 5 2010, 4:27PM

The former BART police officer gets credit for time already served.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

Latino Voters Save the West for Democrats

by Julianne Hing on November 3 2010, 4:30PM

Exit polls suggest Harry Reid and Jerry Brown owe Latinos their jobs. Will they remember that fact?

Topics: 2010 Elections

Family of Slain Guatemalan Immigrant Sues LAPD

Family of Slain Guatemalan Immigrant Sues LAPD

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2010, 5:38PM

The family of Manuel Jamines allege that officers violated the man’s civil rights before the infamous shooting.

Topics: Criminal Justice

L.A. Latinos Told to Vote on Nov. 3; Watchdogs Cite Trouble Nationally

L.A. Latinos Told to Vote on Nov. 3; Watchdogs Cite Trouble Nationally

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2010, 4:34PM

Election Protection has received voter suppression reports in several states.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Ninth Circuit Gives Skeptical Ear to Arguments on SB1070

Ninth Circuit Gives Skeptical Ear to Arguments on SB1070

by Julianne Hing on November 2 2010, 10:50AM

Whatever happens, the ruling is certain to be appealed to the Supreme Court.

Topics: Immigration