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 October 25 2010, 12:45PM
Johannes Mehserle’s dad steals airtime outside of Giants’ AT&T Park.
Topics: Oscar Grant Trial
by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 4:17PM
Not that we’ll stop dumping hundreds of millions into border militarization boondoggles.
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.
by Julianne Hing on October 22 2010, 12:26PM
New report finds frustration with rampant bias among Latino teens.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on October 21 2010, 4:59PM
Author says he included “comfort language” for our northern neighbors.
by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 4:00PM
We’re still living out the Southern Strategy Republicans dreamed up in the 1960s.
by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 1:10PM
But she will call the cops if Virginia Thomas doesn’t stay off her voicemail.
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.
by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 11:50AM
The right’s angling to force a Supreme Court case rewriting the 14th Amendment.
by Julianne Hing on October 19 2010, 11:16AM
The department’s giving judges some discretion, but not much.
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
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2010, 3:14PM
And Democrat Loretta Sanchez is in the fight of her political life.
Topics: 2010 Elections
by Julianne Hing on October 15 2010, 6:26PM
‘Cause sometimes we need the reminder.
Topics: Celebrate Love
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
by Julianne Hing on October 15 2010, 5:20PM
Justice Department stepped into prosecute after they were acquitted on murder charges.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 5:06PM
Sure, she’s fond of racism and xenophobia. But why stop there?