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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.

For-Profit Schools Leave Students With Debt They Can't Repay

For-Profit Schools Leave Students With Debt They Can’t Repay

by Julianne Hing on August 19 2010, 3:39PM

New Department of Education data has the numbers to prove it.

Topics: Schools & Youth

U.S. Considers Lifting Cuban Travel Embargo Photo

U.S. Considers Lifting Cuban Travel Embargo

by Julianne Hing, Hatty Lee on August 18 2010, 5:48PM

Here’s a peek at modern life in the country.

Topics: Global Affairs, Politics

LA Times Joins The Teacher-Bashing Parade

LA Times Joins The Teacher-Bashing Parade

by Julianne Hing on August 18 2010, 2:12PM

Paper will publish names of 6,000 teachers and their students’ test scores.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Dr. Laura Quits Her Talk Show to

Dr. Laura Quits Her Talk Show to “Gain First Amendment Rights”

by Julianne Hing on August 18 2010, 10:16AM

Doesn’t understand why white folks still can’t use racial slurs.

Topics:

Obama's

Obama’s “Ground Zero Mosque” Backtrack

by Julianne Hing on August 16 2010, 1:02PM

Says his position is about upholding the Constitution, not politics.

Topics: Mosque Mania, National Security

Dr. Laura's Racism Goes Way Past the N-Word

Dr. Laura’s Racism Goes Way Past the N-Word

by Julianne Hing on August 13 2010, 6:42PM

Another conservative gabber gets attention by getting offensive. The real problem’s deeper than the words.

Topics: Media

Naomi Campbell Defends Her Blood Diamond Testimony

Naomi Campbell Defends Her Blood Diamond Testimony

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

Obama's Big Blunders On Immigration

Obama’s Big Blunders On Immigration

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

When it comes to reform, it’s been a long year of empty promises.

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Louisiana's Trafficked Filipino Teachers Take Recruiter to Court

Louisiana’s Trafficked Filipino Teachers Take Recruiter to Court

by Julianne Hing on August 13 2010, 2:51PM

Faced intimidation and exorbitant fees, according to suit.

Topics: Global Affairs, Schools & Youth

Florida's McCollum Wants SB 1070 For His State

Florida’s McCollum Wants SB 1070 For His State

by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 4:29PM

Arizona lawmakers would be jealous, he says.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration, Politics

Dev Patel: I Just Get Offered

Dev Patel: I Just Get Offered “Goofy Indian Sidekick” Roles

by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 3:00PM

The Slumdog Millionaire star is still struggling to find the right roles.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Congress Spends Another $600 Million for Border Militarization

Congress Spends Another $600 Million for Border Militarization

by Julianne Hing on August 12 2010, 12:03PM

What gridlock? Some bills can in fact pass quickly through both chambers.

Topics: Immigration

Border Residents Say Region Is Safe

Border Residents Say Region Is Safe

by Julianne Hing on August 11 2010, 5:26PM

But Jan Brewer spins a different story.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

NYPD Shoot 46 Bullets, Kill In Harlem Shootout

NYPD Shoot 46 Bullets, Kill In Harlem Shootout

by Julianne Hing on August 11 2010, 2:48PM

An internal investigation is underway, but don’t get your hopes up.

Topics: Criminal Justice

In Post-Katrina Shooting, Charges Say Cops Meant To Kill Glover

In Post-Katrina Shooting, Charges Say Cops Meant To Kill Glover

by Julianne Hing on August 11 2010, 12:48PM

Four other officers also accused in the cover-up.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Americans Owe More In Student Loans Than Credit Cards

Americans Owe More In Student Loans Than Credit Cards

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

The College Graduation Gap Can Be Shrunk

The College Graduation Gap Can Be Shrunk

by Julianne Hing on August 10 2010, 7:12PM

New reports show exactly how it can happen, and which schools are already doing it.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Latinos Key to Obama's College Grad Goal, Administration Says

Latinos Key to Obama’s College Grad Goal, Administration Says

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

The Johannes Mehserle PR Campaign--From Killer to Happy Dad

The Johannes Mehserle PR Campaign—From Killer to Happy Dad

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

Obama's Not Sparing DREAMers--Their Activism is Winning

Obama’s Not Sparing DREAMers—Their Activism is Winning

by Julianne Hing on August 9 2010, 1:05PM

New York Times sees benevolence instead of organizing as force behind young activists’ victories.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration