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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.

New Video Documents Jan Brewer's Failures

New Video Documents Jan Brewer’s Failures

by Julianne Hing on October 25 2010, 3:00PM

Though Arizona’s hurting, Jan Brewer’s filled with big talk and few solutions.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Baseball Playoffs Unwitting Host to Police Accountability Feud

Baseball Playoffs Unwitting Host to Police Accountability Feud

by Julianne Hing on October 25 2010, 12:45PM

Johannes Mehserle’s dad steals airtime outside of Giants’ AT&T Park.

Topics: Oscar Grant Trial

America's $1.25 Billion Invisible, Unreliable Border Fence is Fallen

America’s $1.25 Billion Invisible, Unreliable Border Fence is Fallen

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 4:17PM

Not that we’ll stop dumping hundreds of millions into border militarization boondoggles.

Topics: Immigration

Ariz. Rep. Grijalva Gets Package Covered in Swastikas and Powder

Ariz. Rep. Grijalva Gets Package Covered in Swastikas and Powder

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 12:53PM

He’s been no stranger to violent threats since opposing the state’s immigrant-profiling law.

Topics: Politics

Latino Teens in Study: We're Optimistic, But Sick of Being Profiled

Latino Teens in Study: We’re Optimistic, But Sick of Being Profiled

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 12:26PM

New report finds frustration with rampant bias among Latino teens.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Florida's SB 1070-Copycat Tells Cops Not to Profile Canadians

Florida’s SB 1070-Copycat Tells Cops Not to Profile Canadians

by Julianne Hing on October 21 2010, 4:59PM

Author says he included “comfort language” for our northern neighbors.

Topics: Immigration

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down How the Racist Political Past is Present

Rachel Maddow Breaks Down How the Racist Political Past is Present

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 4:00PM

We’re still living out the Southern Strategy Republicans dreamed up in the 1960s.

Topics: 2010 Elections, History

No, Anita Hill Will Not Apologize to Clarence Thomas' Wife

No, Anita Hill Will Not Apologize to Clarence Thomas’ Wife

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 1:10PM

But she will call the cops if Virginia Thomas doesn’t stay off her voicemail.

Topics: Politics

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 12:05PM

In one poor town, they’re scraping together volunteer labor and donated materials to get out of tent cities.

Topics: Economy

Efforts to Revoke Birthright Citizenship Move to State Level

Efforts to Revoke Birthright Citizenship Move to State Level

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 11:50AM

The right’s angling to force a Supreme Court case rewriting the 14th Amendment.

Topics: Immigration

Today's Love:

Today’s Love: “Home” Is Where the Heart Blogs

by Julianne Hing on October 19 2010, 6:34PM

Love letters to the Asian American community.

Topics: Celebrate Love

Arizona Teachers Sue to Protect Ethnic Studies

Arizona Teachers Sue to Protect Ethnic Studies

by Julianne Hing on October 19 2010, 12:47PM

Supporters hope a court injunction will keep classes going well past December.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Homeland Security Quietly Dismisses Some Deportation Charges

Homeland Security Quietly Dismisses Some Deportation Charges

by Julianne Hing on October 19 2010, 11:16AM

The department’s giving judges some discretion, but not much.

Topics: Immigration

Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama Talk About Activism Over Decades

Angela Davis and Yuri Kochiyama Talk About Activism Over Decades

by Julianne Hing on October 18 2010, 3:19PM

A new documentary lets us be a fly on the wall for their 1996 discussion.

Topics: Arts & Culture

A Latino-Vietnamese

A Latino-Vietnamese “Race War” in Orange County? It’s Just Politics

by Julianne Hing on October 18 2010, 3:14PM

And Democrat Loretta Sanchez is in the fight of her political life.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Today's Love: Aloe Blacc Reminds Us To Be Kind to Ourselves

Today’s Love: Aloe Blacc Reminds Us To Be Kind to Ourselves

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2010, 6:26PM

‘Cause sometimes we need the reminder.

Topics: Celebrate Love

David Vitter Wins the Prize: Most Vile Anti-Immigrant Ad

David Vitter Wins the Prize: Most Vile Anti-Immigrant Ad

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2010, 5:51PM

It’s a crowded field, but advocates seem to think he’s broken out from the pack.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Luis Ramirez's Attackers Face Life for the Hate Crime Death

Luis Ramirez’s Attackers Face Life for the Hate Crime Death

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2010, 5:20PM

Justice Department stepped into prosecute after they were acquitted on murder charges.

Topics: Criminal Justice

The Utterly Crazy Things Would-Be Sen. Sharron Angle Says

The Utterly Crazy Things Would-Be Sen. Sharron Angle Says

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 5:06PM

Sure, she’s fond of racism and xenophobia. But why stop there?

Topics: 2010 Elections, Politics

Appeals Court Orders Sheriff Arpaio to Be Humane

Appeals Court Orders Sheriff Arpaio to Be Humane

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 1:14PM

No sheriff, you can’t go back to feeding prisoners rotten food.

Topics: Criminal Justice