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 August 18 2010, 10:16AM
Doesn’t understand why white folks still can’t use racial slurs.
by Julianne Hing on August 13 2010, 5:07PM
Still claims she didn’t know a thing about those “dirty looking stones.”
Topics: Global Affairs
by Julianne Hing on August 13 2010, 2:51PM
Faced intimidation and exorbitant fees, according to suit.
by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 3:00PM
The Slumdog Millionaire star is still struggling to find the right roles.
Topics: Arts & Culture
by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 12:03PM
What gridlock? Some bills can in fact pass quickly through both chambers.
by Julianne Hing on August 11 2010, 12:48PM
Four other officers also accused in the cover-up.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Julianne Hing on August 11 2010, 9:13AM
Defaults are on the rise as well, and people of color are most likely to fall behind.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on August 9 2010, 6:58PM
President touts his victories in higher ed reform while Secretary Duncan talks up Latino efforts.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on August 9 2010, 6:02PM
Supporters show family photos, wage rallies and create websites to drum up sympathy before sentencing.
Topics: Oscar Grant Trial
by Julianne Hing on August 9 2010, 1:05PM
New York Times sees benevolence instead of organizing as force behind young activists’ victories.
by Julianne Hing on August 6 2010, 6:55PM
While Wyclef Jean decided to be president, Naomi Campbell confessed she’s never heard of Liberia and the GOP, well, went on being the GOP.