Julianne Hing

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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.

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Oakland to End Suspensions for 'Willful Defiance'

by Julianne Hing on May 15, 2015 2:27PM

The category was a catchall for behaviors which black students were disproportionately punished for.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Peter Liang, Killer Cop or Chinese-American Scapegoat?

by Julianne Hing on May 14, 2015 9:13PM

The NYPD officer who killed Akai Gurley appears in court.

Topics: Police Violence, Criminal Justice

Wisconsin Activists Stage 'Black Out Wednesday' Walkout

by Julianne Hing on May 13, 2015 2:05PM

The protest takes place one day after a Dane County prosecutor declined to charge the officer who killed Tony Robinson Jr.

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, Criminal Justice

Nepal Earthquake, Obama's Presidential Library, and That George Zimmerman Road Rage Incident

by Julianne Hing on May 12, 2015 10:00AM

Some of Tuesday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

No Charges for Madison Cop Who Killed 19-Year-Old Tony Robinson Jr.

by Julianne Hing on May 11, 2015 6:06PM

The 19-year-old was killed by Madison police officer Matt Kenny on March 6.

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, Criminal Justice

More People Moved in the Foreclosure Crisis Than During the Great Migration

by Julianne Hing on May 11, 2015 4:06PM

What if we thought about the foreclosure crisis as a migration issue, and not just as a housing one?

Topics: /NOW, Society, Economy

Moms of Sons Killed by Police to March in D.C.

by Julianne Hing on May 8, 2015 3:53PM

A sobering kind of Mother's Day gathering.

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, Criminal Justice

Mother's Day Cards for Mamas of All Kinds

by Julianne Hing on May 7, 2015 2:15PM

Re-interpreting a heteronormative holiday to pay tribute to mamas of all kinds. 

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture

Baltimore Mayor Calls for Federal Probe Following AG Lynch's Visit

by Julianne Hing on May 6, 2015 12:46PM

The new attorney general visited Baltimore Tuesday.

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, Criminal Justice

Tulsa Sheriff Won't Resign, But Won't Seek Re-election Either

by Julianne Hing on May 5, 2015 11:58AM

Over the April 2 killing of Eric Harris by one of Glanz's volunteer reserve deputies.

Topics: /NOW, Criminal Justice