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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.

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

Rick Perry to Send National Guard to Stop Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 22 2014, 1:24PM

Political maneuvers afoot.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Obama's My Brother's Keeper Adds School District Partnerships

Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Adds School District Partnerships

by Julianne Hing on July 21 2014, 5:25PM

It includes plans to address the school-to-prison pipeline

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

Hundreds of Sites Set to Protest Child Migrants, Immigration Reform

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 5:50PM

Murrieta-style protests go national.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Department of Education Goes After University of Phoenix

Department of Education Goes After University of Phoenix

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 12:44PM

It means increased federal scrutiny for the for-profit giant.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

Marlene Pinnock Files Lawsuit Over Freeway Beating

by Julianne Hing on July 18 2014, 11:51AM

The CHP officer caught pummeling Pinnock with punches used excessive force, the lawsuit claims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Detroit's Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

Detroit’s Maternal Death Rate Three Times National Average

by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:36PM

Racial health disparities are squarely to blame.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Seattle Revival of 'The Mikado' Insists on Bringing Yellowface Back With It

Seattle Revival of ‘The Mikado’ Insists on Bringing Yellowface Back With It

by Julianne Hing on July 17 2014, 4:10PM

Sure, it’s a revival of an old operetta. But why bring yellowface back with it?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture, /NOW

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

Immigration Detention Quotas Have Kept Families Apart for 55 Million Nights

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 5:16PM

Congressional mandates mean the U.S. is required to lock up 34,000 immigrant detainees a day.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

Study: Black Men No Better, Sometimes Worse Off Than in 1960s

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 12:40PM

Thanks to the prison boom.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Economy, /NOW

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

Dispatch from Murrieta, Calif.: Protesting Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 16 2014, 7:00AM

Murietta, Calif., has made national news because protesters have blocked busloads of undocumented, unaccompanied minors from entering its Border Patrol station. Inside a rapidly changing town on edge.

Topics: Child Migrants, Dispatches, Immigration

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

Los Angeles Mayor Says City Will Step Up for Migrant Children

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 6:05PM

A different response than what came out of Murrieta, Calif.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

UT Austin's Affirmative Action Safe After Fifth Circuit Affirms Prior Ruling

UT Austin’s Affirmative Action Safe After Fifth Circuit Affirms Prior Ruling

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 5:26PM

Affirmative action supporters can breathe a sigh of relief. For now.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Begins Deportations of Central American Migrants

U.S. Begins Deportations of Central American Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 15 2014, 5:02PM

Thirty-eight women and children arrived in Honduras Monday.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

NYT: Violent Abuse of the Mentally Ill Is Routine, Widespread at Rikers Island

NYT: Violent Abuse of the Mentally Ill Is Routine, Widespread at Rikers Island

by Julianne Hing on July 14 2014, 12:48PM

Last year, 129 inmates were severely beaten in altercations with guards at the New York City jail.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Murrieta's Anti-Migrant Protests Cost City $50k in Police Overtime

Murrieta’s Anti-Migrant Protests Cost City $50k in Police Overtime

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2014, 4:54PM

Stoking anti-migrant sentiment adds up for the California city.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Marlene Pinnock's Freeway Beating Revives Talk of Officers' Responsibilities

Marlene Pinnock’s Freeway Beating Revives Talk of Officers’ Responsibilities

by Julianne Hing on July 11 2014, 2:44PM

Cops aren’t social workers, but they are first responders.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

White House Asks Congress for $3.7 Billion for Child Migrant Crisis

White House Asks Congress for $3.7 Billion for Child Migrant Crisis

by Julianne Hing on July 8 2014, 2:11PM

Don’t expect a humanitarian response to this “humanitarian crisis.”

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

What Happens to Students When a For-Profit College Giant Closes?

What Happens to Students When a For-Profit College Giant Closes?

by Julianne Hing on July 8 2014, 9:00AM

What’s next for the embattled industry?

Topics: Schools & Youth

Family Plans Lawsuit After CHP Officer's Violent Freeway Beating of a Black Woman

Family Plans Lawsuit After CHP Officer’s Violent Freeway Beating of a Black Woman

by Julianne Hing on July 7 2014, 3:01PM

The family of Marlene Pinnock is demanding answers and legal justice after a California highway patrol officer beat her on a Los Angeles freeway

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

'This Land Is Your Land,' Las Cafeteras' Independence Day Tribute

‘This Land Is Your Land,’ Las Cafeteras’ Independence Day Tribute

by Julianne Hing on July 4 2014, 11:07AM

Plus a new line.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW