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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.

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

T.I. Talks Suicidal Man Down From Ledge (Take Note, 50 Cent)

T.I. Talks Suicidal Man Down From Ledge (Take Note, 50 Cent)

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:55AM

A refreshing change from a certain idiot rapper who Tweets to encourage suicides.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

Civil Rights Complaints Against Schools Spike to Record High

by Julianne Hing on October 14 2010, 10:17AM

Education Department says more people are speaking up because they believe feds will help now.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Michelle Rhee To Leave Washington, D.C. Schools

Michelle Rhee To Leave Washington, D.C. Schools

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 3:26PM

The controversial education reformer won’t stay out of the spotlight for long.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Controversial For-Profit Schools Attack Community Colleges

Controversial For-Profit Schools Attack Community Colleges

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 2:46PM

After months of criticism, they’re not going down without a fight.

Topics: Schools & Youth

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 11:45AM

California shooter tells Media Matters Beck was his “schoolteacher on TV.”

Topics: Glenn Beck, Media

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Protestors Face Trial on Columbus Day

Arizona Ethnic Studies Ban Protestors Face Trial on Columbus Day

by Julianne Hing on October 12 2010, 1:17PM

The state’s ethnic studies programs are slated to be phased out on by December 31.

Topics: Immigration

Judge Advances Civil Rights Groups' SB 1070 Lawsuit

Judge Advances Civil Rights Groups’ SB 1070 Lawsuit

by Julianne Hing on October 11 2010, 4:55PM

They clear an important legal hurdle in one of five suits challenging the law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

New Orleans Cops' Unspoken Stop and Frisk Quota

New Orleans Cops’ Unspoken Stop and Frisk Quota

by Julianne Hing on October 11 2010, 4:10PM

The more police harass civilians, the better their performance is graded.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Immigration Hawks Complain About 1,200 National Guard

Immigration Hawks Complain About 1,200 National Guard

by Julianne Hing on October 11 2010, 11:36AM

Still, border residents maintain that their towns are safer than ever.

Topics: Immigration

Obama Administration Brags About Record Year of Deportations

Obama Administration Brags About Record Year of Deportations

by Julianne Hing on October 8 2010, 9:53AM

DHS calls system “thoughtful.” Indiscriminate and out-of-control are more apt adjectives.

Topics: Immigration

LAUSD Agrees to Roll Back Seniority-Based Hiring

LAUSD Agrees to Roll Back Seniority-Based Hiring

by Julianne Hing on October 7 2010, 11:04AM

The unique ruling places the spotlight on educational equity.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Jan Brewer Rails Against

Jan Brewer Rails Against “Foreign Interference” in SB 1070 Debate

by Julianne Hing on October 6 2010, 1:39PM

Arizona’s governor argues that American sovereignty begins in the constitution, and at the border.

Topics:

Black and Latino Lawmakers Hold Up Student Loan Fixes!

Black and Latino Lawmakers Hold Up Student Loan Fixes!

by Julianne Hing on October 6 2010, 11:19AM

Sketchy for-profit schools have found allies in Washington.

Topics: Schools & Youth