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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.

Steam Builds for Youth Immigration Bill, But Votes Not Yet Certain

Steam Builds for Youth Immigration Bill, But Votes Not Yet Certain

by Julianne Hing on September 15 2010, 4:42PM

Congressional Hispanic Caucus signs on to Reid’s plan to move the bill in the next week.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Senate to Vote on DREAM Act Before Election

Senate to Vote on DREAM Act Before Election

by Julianne Hing on September 14 2010, 6:14PM

In a marked departure from the Democrats’ immigration reform strategy, Reid says he will try to pass the bill on its own.

Topics: Politics, Schools & Youth

Obama Welcomes America's Kids Back to School

Obama Welcomes America’s Kids Back to School

by Julianne Hing on September 14 2010, 2:13PM

Obama offers lessons from his own high school years for today’s schoolkids.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls” Posters Revealed

by Julianne Hing on September 14 2010, 10:00AM

Gossip has swirled around the movie for months, but now it seems it’s finally here.

Topics: Arts & Culture, For Colored Girls

Gabourey Sidibe is a (Much Lighter) Elle Cover Girl

Gabourey Sidibe is a (Much Lighter) Elle Cover Girl

by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 6:14PM

When is landing a fashion magazine cover more a snub than a coup?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gabourey Sidibe

LAPD Cop Who Killed Immigrant is Repeat Shooter, Known as Bully

LAPD Cop Who Killed Immigrant is Repeat Shooter, Known as Bully

by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 4:28PM

The department watchdog said the officer used improper tactics in a 2008 shooting.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, The Perpetual Potential Candidate

Sheriff Joe Arpaio, The Perpetual Potential Candidate

by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 12:19PM

Is a presidential bid in the sheriff’s near future?

Topics: Politics

Friday Twitter Break: Fireproof Your Quran

Friday Twitter Break: Fireproof Your Quran

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 7:06PM

President Obama finally steps in, and Terry Jones thankfully quiets down.

Topics: Technology

DREAM Act On the Move

DREAM Act On the Move

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 5:58PM

The bill could see the light of day soon.

Topics: Immigration

Grandparents Keep Families Afloat

Grandparents Keep Families Afloat

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 4:39PM

At least one in ten kids in the U.S. is being raised by a grandparent.

Topics: Economy

American Muslims Speak Out: 9/11 Happened to Us All

American Muslims Speak Out: 9/11 Happened to Us All

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 2:10PM

PSA’s put a new face on the Park51 debate and 9/11.

Topics:

Hazleton, Pa.'s Anti-Immigrant Ordinance Ruled Unconstitutional

Hazleton, Pa.’s Anti-Immigrant Ordinance Ruled Unconstitutional

by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 1:05PM

The Third Circuit pushed back on the individual towns that have tried to create their own immigration law.

Topics: Immigration

Man L.A. Cops Shot in Head Was Unarmed, Witness Says

Man L.A. Cops Shot in Head Was Unarmed, Witness Says

by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 6:31PM

The L.A. Weekly reports that a witness saw no knife on the Guatemalan immigrant.

Topics: Criminal Justice

As Border Patrol Expands, So Do Reports of Misconduct

As Border Patrol Expands, So Do Reports of Misconduct

by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 5:22PM

Agents have been accused of rape, assault, and harassment.

Topics:

Protests, Outrage After LAPD Kills Guatemalan Father of Three

Protests, Outrage After LAPD Kills Guatemalan Father of Three

by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 9:57AM

Man was reportedly shot twice in the head by an officer.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Texas Town Refuses to Pass Slew Of Anti-Immigrant Ordinances

Texas Town Refuses to Pass Slew Of Anti-Immigrant Ordinances

by Julianne Hing on September 8 2010, 6:29PM

Tomball, Texas says no to English-only ordinances and crackdowns on day laborers.

Topics: Immigration

Seattle Demands Answers After Cop Shoots Native American Man

Seattle Demands Answers After Cop Shoots Native American Man

by Julianne Hing on September 8 2010, 1:22PM

The incident marks the city’s fifth fatal shooting in a week.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Little Rock Nine's Jefferson Thomas Passes Away

Little Rock Nine’s Jefferson Thomas Passes Away

by Julianne Hing on September 7 2010, 4:37PM

Over fifty years later, the battle to desegregate schools continues.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Is Time Running Out for Federal Investigations of NOPD?

Is Time Running Out for Federal Investigations of NOPD?

by Julianne Hing on September 7 2010, 1:24PM

The feds may run into time limits in prosecuting post-Katrina cop crimes.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Leaving Water for Migrants Not a Crime, Court Says

Leaving Water for Migrants Not a Crime, Court Says

by Julianne Hing on September 3 2010, 7:53PM

The court clears a border activist charged with littering.

Topics: Immigration