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 October 30 2009, 10:54AM
Check out Juell Stewart’s review of the movie Precious on ColorLines. She provides a little political context for 1980s Harlem, where actress Gabourey Sibide’s character Precious was growing up. Stewart writes: But director Lee Daniels makes the critical mistake of…
by Julianne Hing on October 28 2009, 10:43AM
ARC’s own Seth Wessler and Janis Roshuevel, director of the immigrant defense network Families for Freedom, co-wrote a piece published in the Huffington Post interrogating New York’s self-proclaimed status as a sanctuary city for immigrants. While New York City purports…
by Julianne Hing on October 26 2009, 12:14PM
Bobby “Fatboy” Roberts, writing for Cracked.com, compiles a list of the top five, well, read the title of this blog post! The whole thing is pretty damn funny, not least of all because Roberts skewers the well-meaning white liberal directors…
by Julianne Hing on October 9 2009, 9:26AM
From the NY Times: President Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” a stunning honor that came less than nine months after he made United…
by Julianne Hing on October 6 2009, 3:52PM
I don’t get to say it very often on RaceWire, but this post contains only good news. And good immigration news at that. Let’s start with the smaller headlines. Cities across the U.S. are coming to their senses around 287(g)!…
by Julianne Hing on September 25 2009, 11:17AM
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Rachel Maddow embarrasses the rest of mainstream media by doing actual, you know, investigating and fact-checking in her segment about the lies being spread about ACORN. Her opener…
by Julianne Hing on August 28 2009, 1:59PM
Elizabeth Jacobson, a former loan officer for Wells Fargo in Baltimore, filed an affidavit in federal court against the bank, providing an account of the company directives to aggressively pursue Blacks for subprime mortgages. Check out Juan Gonzalez’s interview with…
by Julianne Hing on August 28 2009, 12:21PM
Congresswoman Waters goes pretty easy on Rep. Lynn Jenkins, who you can see here spouting more racist talk at a local healthcare reform town hall. But I think she’s right on point. Keith Olbermann seemed to want Waters to…
by Julianne Hing on August 27 2009, 5:27PM
You, too, can join the movement! For too long now, fire departments across the United States have been socialist organizations, resulting in taxes on the American people. FACT: Most Americans never use the socialized services of the fire department….
by Julianne Hing on August 25 2009, 4:18PM
Click detail to see full image. We all know the job cuts and housing losses in this recession keep reaching new and scarier heights. But check out the numbers of people receiving food stamps these days, via a new…
by Julianne Hing on August 20 2009, 5:05PM
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by Julianne Hing on August 20 2009, 1:01PM
Liliana Segura, writing over at AlterNet, argues against the efficacy of diversity and sensitivity trainings for police in light of a rash of racist police brutality and embarrassing race foibles, namely Boston police officer Justin Barrett’s email comparing Henry…
by Julianne Hing on August 19 2009, 2:29PM
The spread was shot for the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar by Jean-Paul Goude, who, Jezebel points out, made a name for himself by exploring his self-confessed “jungle fever.” Other photos from the spread include Naomi Campbell wearing a…
by Julianne Hing on August 19 2009, 1:07PM
How refreshing to finally see, in a few short seconds, a show of sense! Reason! Honesty! There is no arguing with wild and baseless and blatantly racist charges of “socialism” and “Nazi policies” and death panels. Everyone else take…
by Julianne Hing on August 19 2009, 10:18AM
Got word from Long Island Wins that Brian Scully, the last of the six kids who beat Luis Ramirez to death to get sentenced, ended up with three years of probation, a $1,147 fine and 400 hours of community service….