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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.

GOP Strategist Who Told Latinos

GOP Strategist Who Told Latinos “Don’t Vote,” Casts His Ballot

by Julianne Hing on October 29 2010, 11:07AM

Do as Robert de Posada says, but not as he does.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Salon Presents Best Race-Baiting Political Ads Awards

Salon Presents Best Race-Baiting Political Ads Awards

by Julianne Hing on October 29 2010, 10:48AM

It’s been a tawdry election season. And here’s some compelling evidence.

Topics: 2010 Elections

NYU Unites For Love

NYU Unites For Love

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2010, 7:40PM

50 things you can do love yourself and the people around you.

Topics: Celebrate Love

During Recession, Domestic Violence on the Rise

During Recession, Domestic Violence on the Rise

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2010, 3:27PM

President Obama announces suite of initiatives to mark Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Topics:

For-Profit School Regulation Arrives

For-Profit School Regulation Arrives

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2010, 2:26PM

But the most controversial rule is still far from being finalized.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Sharron Angle Says Fear

Sharron Angle Says Fear “The Wave” (Yes, She Means Brown People)

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2010, 5:44PM

Things just keep getting uglier in Nevada.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Whitman Woos Latinos in Spanish, Bashes Immigrants in English

Whitman Woos Latinos in Spanish, Bashes Immigrants in English

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2010, 2:13PM

A tale of two campaign ads reveals the real Meg Whitman.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Cali's Pot Legalization Initiative Digs Into the Weeds of Race

Cali’s Pot Legalization Initiative Digs Into the Weeds of Race

by Julianne Hing on October 27 2010, 10:28AM

Advocates push the struggling Prop 19 by pointing to policing disparities, but even black voters aren’t listening.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Fighting Over--and Pushing Down--the Latino Vote in Nevada

Fighting Over—and Pushing Down—the Latino Vote in Nevada

by Julianne Hing on October 26 2010, 4:30PM

Controversy rages as a Latino GOP strategist urges the state’s Latinos not to vote at all.

Topics: 2010 Elections

Immigrant Soldiers Serve Country, Still Face Deportation

Immigrant Soldiers Serve Country, Still Face Deportation

by Julianne Hing on October 25 2010, 5:12PM

An estimated 4,000 veterans face deportation because of criminal convictions.

Topics: Immigration

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