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 9 2013, 9:00AM
The third in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Imix Bookstore in Los Angeles
by Julianne Hing on July 31 2013, 7:00AM
The second in our series of must-read recommendations from independent booksellers. This week: Eastwind Books of Berkeley, Calif.
by Julianne Hing on July 24 2013, 7:00AM
We asked independent, people-of-color owned booksellers what they’re reading this summer. In the first of our series, James Fugate of Los Angeles’ Eso Won Books shares his top picks.
by Julianne Hing on July 13 2013, 10:58PM
Of both second-degree murder and manslaughter.
by Julianne Hing on July 12 2013, 7:10PM
As if speculation about the Asiana Airlines flight disaster hasn’t been plagued by enough racism.
by Julianne Hing on July 12 2013, 12:13PM
Janet Napolitano oversaw the largest deportation program of any presidential administration.
by Julianne Hing on July 11 2013, 4:16PM
Six farmers markets serve all of South L.A., while West L.A.’s got 16.
by Julianne Hing on July 5 2013, 1:33PM
Can a public education be stolen? Not in Connecticut anymore.
by Julianne Hing on June 24 2013, 3:25PM
Ginsburg alone said the Supreme Court was silly to settle for such a technical ruling when they had plenty of information to dispense with Fisher’s case right now.
by Julianne Hing on June 24 2013, 11:06AM
In short, the long, ugly fight over affirmative action will continue.
by Julianne Hing on June 19 2013, 11:14AM
The 7-year-old was shot and killed during a police raid on her grandmother’s home.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 4:13PM
The Asians are coming.
by Julianne Hing on June 14 2013, 7:00AM
The flavor’s tagline is a nod to a political statement the San Francisco Giants pitcher made at his team’s World Series parade last year.
by Julianne Hing on June 13 2013, 4:44PM
The series of customizable e-cards is a project from Strong Families, a reproductive justice organization.
by Julianne Hing on June 11 2013, 3:47PM
The Obama administration has been particularly aggressive in challenging workplace discrimination.