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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.

Yale Cuts Teaching Program, Funds College for New Haven Kids

Yale Cuts Teaching Program, Funds College for New Haven Kids

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 11:57AM

Many saw it as an important avenue for Yale to support New Haven’s public education system.

Topics: Schools & Youth

McCain Runs Away from DREAMers as Reid Vows Senate Vote

McCain Runs Away from DREAMers as Reid Vows Senate Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 18 2010, 11:46AM

But he can’t run too far.

Topics: DREAM Act

Today's Love: 10-Year-Old Brings Mobile Dance Studio to Detroit

Today’s Love: 10-Year-Old Brings Mobile Dance Studio to Detroit

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2010, 5:50PM

Amiya Alexander is a fearless dancer and entrepreneur. And she’s barely out of grammar school!

Topics: Celebrate Love

The DREAM's Alive! Obama, Dems Plan Lame-Duck Immigration Vote

The DREAM’s Alive! Obama, Dems Plan Lame-Duck Immigration Vote

by Julianne Hing on November 17 2010, 9:30AM

Many see it as Democrats’ last chance to make good on immigration reform vows before 2012.

Topics: DREAM Act

Rush Limbaugh Calls Obama a

Rush Limbaugh Calls Obama a “Juvenile Delinquent”

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 5:12PM

The right-wing talk show host is at it again with his race-baiting antics.

Topics: Media

New TSA Screening Guidelines Anger Sikh Travelers

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 3:05PM

Since Sept. 11, Sikhs have increasingly become targets of racial profiling.

Topics: National Security

James O'Keefe Trains His Slimy Lens on Teachers

James O’Keefe Trains His Slimy Lens on Teachers

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 2:30PM

The man who posed as a pimp to attack ACORN says teachers are racists.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Cali's High Court Stands Up for Undocumented College Students

Cali’s High Court Stands Up for Undocumented College Students

by Julianne Hing on November 16 2010, 10:51AM

Rejects effort to block them from in-state tuition rates.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

Today's Love: Janelle Monae's Baby Clones

Today’s Love: Janelle Monae’s Baby Clones

by Julianne Hing on November 12 2010, 5:40PM

Just adorable. Really.

Topics: Celebrate Love

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