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 29 2013, 7:00AM
Black Friday isn’t just about shopping anymore.
by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 2:05PM
His attorney asked: “Do you think this would have happened if he was a white judge?”
by Julianne Hing on November 26 2013, 7:00AM
Journalist Mirta Ojito revisits the brutal killing of Marcelo Lucero in her new book, ‘Hunting Season.’
by Julianne Hing on November 25 2013, 3:56PM
The countdown to Black Friday is on.
by Julianne Hing on November 19 2013, 5:18PM
Students in Philly public schools are drawing inspiration from the budget crisis surrounding them.
by Julianne Hing on November 19 2013, 3:48PM
The federal agency will pursue charges against the retail giant.
by Julianne Hing on November 18 2013, 1:01PM
Port of Los Angeles-based truck drivers who deliver goods to Walmart, Forever21 and Costco are going on strike today.
by Julianne Hing on November 18 2013, 11:08AM
A look back at Kamau Bell’s wonderful show.
by Julianne Hing on November 15 2013, 12:00PM
Evelin Cruz is one of 54 Los Angeles-area workers who blocked an intersection and got arrested protesting Walmart’s poor wages and labor practices. Here’s why she took a chance with her livelihood.
by Julianne Hing on November 14 2013, 9:00AM
Sharline Chiang chips away at the stigma around Asian Americans and mental illness.
by Julianne Hing on November 13 2013, 3:53PM
It’s been a busy year for affirmative action.
by Julianne Hing on November 13 2013, 7:00AM
This is what austerity and “reform” look like.
by Julianne Hing on November 12 2013, 5:04PM
What could go wrong with that?
by Julianne Hing on November 11 2013, 6:14PM
And this is how the U.S. pays them back for their service.
by Julianne Hing on November 11 2013, 3:50PM
Now this is the story all about how… young students of color today are unfairly suspended, expelled and arrested with harsh zero-tolerance policies.
by Julianne Hing on November 7 2013, 3:52PM
Despite big strides in educational attainment, Latinos in California still lag behind their ppers.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2013, 5:43PM
Broward County, Florida, has the highest arrest rate in the state for youth in schools. But it’s vowing to do better.
by Julianne Hing on November 6 2013, 3:26PM
Get ready for the first Muslim superhero to head a Marvel Comics book.