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.
by Julianne Hing on August 1 2014, 7:00AM
“Our absence from racial justice initiatives matters,” said professor Kimberlé Crenshaw.
Topics: Schools & Youth
by Julianne Hing on July 31 2014, 4:27PM
What’s it like to be an actor and second-generation Chinese-American—and put on an accent for work?
by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 4:16PM
More scathing revelations about the industry.
by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 12:28PM
The exact opposite of what Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) have claimed.
by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 10:19AM
What does your Asian America look like?
by Julianne Hing on July 29 2014, 4:55PM
Border Patrol officers killed 15 people between 2011 and 2012 alone.
by Julianne Hing on July 25 2014, 3:29PM
More than one in four incarcerated youth say they’ve been physically restrained before.
by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 5:07PM
Black students are just 53 percent of Newark students but 73 percent of those whose schools were shut in 2011-2012.
by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 1:58PM
Youth in juvenile detention are at much greater risk for suicide than young people in the general population.
by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 11:49AM
The criminalization of black and immigrant communities uniquely impacts one oft-ignored group: black immigrants.
by Julianne Hing on July 23 2014, 12:48PM
A Texas town cannot accept federal money and use it to discriminate against children at the same time, says the complaint.
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 5:44PM
Fast-food workers are the largest group of minimum wage workers in the country.
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 5:16PM
“It is not silence that will keep the government from overstepping its bounds.”
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 2:49PM
Mascots directly impact the self-esteem and mental health of Native American youth.
by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 1:24PM
Political maneuvers afoot.
by Julianne Hing on July 21 2014, 5:25PM
It includes plans to address the school-to-prison pipeline
by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 5:50PM
Murrieta-style protests go national.
by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 12:44PM
It means increased federal scrutiny for the for-profit giant.