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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for Colorlines.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.

Blacks, Whites Continue to Differ In Opinions About Race Relations

Blacks, Whites Continue to Differ In Opinions About Race Relations

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 2:05PM

Apparently, the opinions of Latinos, Asians, and folks of Middle Eastern descent don’t matter.

Topics: Politics

Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform

Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on January 19 2011, 1:21PM

The larger question is what will immigration advocates demand, and what will they capitulate on?

Topics: Immigration

Quick! Last Chance for 20 Percent Off Black Items In MLK Day Sale

Quick! Last Chance for 20 Percent Off Black Items In MLK Day Sale

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.

Topics:

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

Parents of Slain Mexican Boy Sue Border Patrol

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 4:39PM

Sergio Adrian Hernandez Huereca’s parents accuse officers of brutality.

Topics: Immigration

Compton Latino Residents Sue for Elections Overhaul

Compton Latino Residents Sue for Elections Overhaul

by Julianne Hing on January 18 2011, 2:39PM

A battle between black and brown voters is brewing in Southern California.

Topics: Politics

Dolores Huerta: Let's Violate Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban

Dolores Huerta: Let’s Violate Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Ban

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.

Topics: Immigration

Will Obama Rewrite No Child Left Behind In 2011?

Will Obama Rewrite No Child Left Behind In 2011?

by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 1:00PM

More importantly for the president, will Democrats be able to coalesce around a single agenda?

Topics: Schools & Youth

Virginia May Block Undocumented Immigrants from College

Virginia May Block Undocumented Immigrants from College

by Julianne Hing on January 14 2011, 11:50AM

State Delegate Christopher Peace is at it again.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

NAACP Image Award Nominees We Love, and Some We Don't

NAACP Image Award Nominees We Love, and Some We Don’t

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

GOP's New Conference Tries to Woo Latino Voters

GOP’s New Conference Tries to Woo Latino Voters

by Julianne Hing on January 13 2011, 1:32PM

Republican leaders meet in Miami today to gauge Latino voters’ interests.

Topics: Politics

Rep. Foxx Says Loughner's Ideas

Rep. Foxx Says Loughner’s Ideas “the Liberal of the Liberals”

by Julianne Hing on January 12 2011, 2:54PM

So much for rising above our nation’s heated political rhetoric.

Topics: Politics

Study: Day Laborers Face Exploitation, Wage Theft

Study: Day Laborers Face Exploitation, Wage Theft

by Julianne Hing on January 12 2011, 9:59AM

But is there the political will to care about the basic rights of low-wage immigrant workers?

Topics: Immigration

Tumblr Love for Asian and Pacific Islander History

Tumblr Love for Asian and Pacific Islander History

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

California Reintroduces Its Own Dream Act

California Reintroduces Its Own Dream Act

by Julianne Hing on January 11 2011, 4:35PM

But will new Governor Jerry Brown stay true to his word?

Topics: Immigration

Michelle Rhee Goes National With School Education Platform

Michelle Rhee Goes National With School Education Platform

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

Sheriff's Thoughtful Remarks On Gifford's Shooting Spark Debate

Sheriff’s Thoughtful Remarks On Gifford’s Shooting Spark Debate

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.

Topics: Politics

17-Year-Old Killed by Border Patrol for Allegedly Throwing Rocks

17-Year-Old Killed by Border Patrol for Allegedly Throwing Rocks

by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 4:52PM

The agency’s telling one story, while witnesses and an autopsy tell another.

Topics: Immigration

DREAMer Elizabeth Lee Wins Six More Months In U.S.

DREAMer Elizabeth Lee Wins Six More Months In U.S.

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.

Topics: Immigration

Georgia to Investigate Reports of Prisoner Abuse

Georgia to Investigate Reports of Prisoner Abuse

by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 3:39PM

The news comes weeks after inmates used cell phones to stage massive work stoppages.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Rep. Virginia Foxx to Lead GOP Attack on Higher Education

Rep. Virginia Foxx to Lead GOP Attack on Higher Education

by Julianne Hing on January 7 2011, 11:58AM

The North Carolina Republican is opposed to loan reform and, apparently, graduation.

Topics: Schools & Youth