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.
by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 5:39PM
One Southern California surf shop chose to celebrate Monday’s holiday in all the wrong ways.
by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 2:39PM
A battle between black and brown voters is brewing in Southern California.
by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 12:14PM
The United Farm Workers co-founder urges Tucson’s educators to violate the controversial new law.
by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 11:50AM
State Delegate Christopher Peace is at it again.
by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 10:49AM
We sort through the silly and serious in this year’s crop of nominees.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Julianne Hing on January 12 2011, 2:54PM
So much for rising above our nation’s heated political rhetoric.
by Julianne Hing on January 11 2011, 6:07PM
Each post is simple: one black and white photo, a short explanation, and there you are
Topics: Celebrate Love
by Julianne Hing on January 11 2011, 2:54PM
The controversial former D.C. schools chief wants to raise $1 billion for her new project by year’s end.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on January 10 2011, 12:11PM
It’s not the first time Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik has taken a bold stance against bigotry in the state.
by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 4:52PM
The agency’s telling one story, while witnesses and an autopsy tell another.
by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 4:00PM
The 18-year-old from San Francisco wins temporary reprieve in her fight to stay in the U.S.
by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 11:58AM
The North Carolina Republican is opposed to loan reform and, apparently, graduation.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on January 6 2011, 3:46PM
One of what’s sure to be the biggest immigration battles of the year is heating up.
Topics: 14th Amendment