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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.

Gunshot Residue Found on Vonderrit Myers, Police Say

Gunshot Residue Found on Vonderrit Myers, Police Say

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2014, 12:07PM

The St. Louis Police Association calls the teen “no angel.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Black and Latino Engineering Graduation Rates Don't Match up With Tech Industry Hiring

Black and Latino Engineering Graduation Rates Don’t Match up With Tech Industry Hiring

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2014, 4:28PM

Where are the black and Latino tech graduates going?

Topics: Labor, /NOW, Schools & Youth

In Ferguson, a Secretive, Federal Team of Racial Conflict Mediators

In Ferguson, a Secretive, Federal Team of Racial Conflict Mediators

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2014, 3:06PM

They’re called the Community Relations Service.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Karen Lewis Pulls Out of Chicago Mayoral Race

Karen Lewis Pulls Out of Chicago Mayoral Race

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2014, 12:55PM

The teachers union leader will step aside while she fights serious illness.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

For the Supreme Court, New Term Means Renewed Attacks on Civil Rights Legislation

For the Supreme Court, New Term Means Renewed Attacks on Civil Rights Legislation

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2014, 7:00AM

Brace yourself.

Topics: Politics, Voting Rights Act

Infographic Shows White Men's Outsized Hold on U.S. Elected Offices

Infographic Shows White Men’s Outsized Hold on U.S. Elected Offices

by Julianne Hing on October 9 2014, 1:57PM

Ninety percent of U.S. elected office holders are white, while people of color make up 37 percent of the country.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Study: For Black Students, Skin Color and Suspensions Linked

Study: For Black Students, Skin Color and Suspensions Linked

by Julianne Hing on October 8 2014, 1:15PM

Colorism at work.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Society

A New Chaos for Philly Schools After Teachers' Contract Torn Up

A New Chaos for Philly Schools After Teachers’ Contract Torn Up

by Julianne Hing on October 7 2014, 4:31PM

A new chapter in what unions call the “war on teachers.”

Topics:

Los Angeles to Decide Fate of 287(g) Today

Los Angeles to Decide Fate of 287(g) Today

by Julianne Hing on October 7 2014, 11:53AM

The county Board of Supervisors will vote.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Supreme Court's Sour Record on Civil Rights, Racial Justice

Supreme Court’s Sour Record on Civil Rights, Racial Justice

by Julianne Hing on October 6 2014, 4:07PM

It’s back-to-court day for the High Court.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Supreme Court Takes Up Muslim Woman's Challenge to Abercrombie and Fitch

Supreme Court Takes Up Muslim Woman’s Challenge to Abercrombie and Fitch

by Julianne Hing on October 3 2014, 5:20PM

Whose responsibility is it to make sure someone isn’t discriminated against based on their religion?

Topics: /NOW, Society

'We Are the South' Rises with LGBTQ Racial Justice Activists

‘We Are the South’ Rises with LGBTQ Racial Justice Activists

by Julianne Hing on October 3 2014, 2:11PM

Meet LGBTQ racial justice activists in the South.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Federal Civil Rights Charges Unlikely for George Zimmerman

Federal Civil Rights Charges Unlikely for George Zimmerman

by Julianne Hing on October 2 2014, 1:41PM

A long quest for elusive justice.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Plan Will Let Child Migrants Apply for Refugee Status from Central America

New Plan Will Let Child Migrants Apply for Refugee Status from Central America

by Julianne Hing on October 1 2014, 4:31PM

It’s a response to a child migrant crisis which overwhelmed authorities this summer.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration

Dept. of Ed: School Districts Must Eliminate Racial Disparities in Funding

Dept. of Ed: School Districts Must Eliminate Racial Disparities in Funding

by Julianne Hing on October 1 2014, 3:28PM

It’s not just about an achievement gap, it’s also a resource gap.

Topics: /NOW

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 3:43PM

Making money off of inmates is big business.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement for Its Youngest Inmates

Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement for Its Youngest Inmates

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 2:06PM

Inmates aged 16 and 17 will no longer be held in solitary confinement.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

College Students Wage Campaign to Kick Teach for America Off of Campus

College Students Wage Campaign to Kick Teach for America Off of Campus

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 8:45AM

Student activists say the education giant fails to adequately prepare its corps members and systematically replaces veteran—and unionized—teachers.

Topics: Schools & Youth

California Becomes First in the Nation to Limit Suspensions for Willful Defiance

California Becomes First in the Nation to Limit Suspensions for Willful Defiance

by Julianne Hing on September 29 2014, 12:17PM

The law applies to students from kindergarten through third grade.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Marlene Pinnock's Settlement Could Shift Cop Accountability

Marlene Pinnock’s Settlement Could Shift Cop Accountability

by Julianne Hing on September 26 2014, 4:10PM

Pinnock’s attorney vows: “I’m not done.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW