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 November 12 2012, 10:38AM
It’s now conventional wisdom that the president won a second term with Latino voters, particularly Latina women. It’s just as clear that they were voting for immigration reform.
by Julianne Hing on November 9 2012, 2:45PM
Those uncounted ballots may hold the answer for heated state and local races, including the fate of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 10:57PM
Latino voter turnout is up, as expected, and they’re bringing it on home for Obama.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 4:55PM
The machine is back online after being “recalibrated.”
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 4:05PM
Squashing every bad excuse against voting, one zinger at a time.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2012, 12:55PM
Fear not, straight-ticket voters.
by Julianne Hing on November 5 2012, 11:45AM
A growing coalition of teachers, students and parents is taking on Rahm Emanuel’s school closures agenda.
by Julianne Hing on November 2 2012, 5:43PM
If immigration officials followed their own guidelines, Wasington Coelho Ribero should never have been deported, advocates say.
by Julianne Hing on October 31 2012, 10:08AM
Early voting is critical to the black vote, but with two fewer days in Maryland’s early voting schedule, it could have far-reaching effects on the state’s future.
by Julianne Hing on October 24 2012, 1:03PM
The city of Meridian can’t violate the due process rights of youth in its juvenile justice system, the federal government says.
by Julianne Hing on October 23 2012, 9:19AM
The People.com editor talks to Colorlines about coming out as a transgender woman of color and her newly visible role in LGBT politics. She’ll be speaking at Facing Race 2012 in November.
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2012, 5:17PM
Undocumented youth and other immigrant rights groups want the ad taken down.
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2012, 1:15PM
The journey to bring Zimmerman to justice has been a long one.
by Julianne Hing on October 18 2012, 1:10PM
Such is life in the world of for-profit higher education.
by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:50AM
From self-deportation to the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform, Romney spoke up about all of them last night.
by Julianne Hing on October 17 2012, 10:11AM
What curious language, given the reality of Obama’s deportation record
by Julianne Hing on October 16 2012, 2:15PM
Policymakers attempted to acknowledge the racialized realities of educational inequity. So where’d they go wrong?
by Julianne Hing on October 12 2012, 3:50PM
Someone send a copy to Pamela Geller.