Colorlines

Aura Bogado

Aura Bogado
News Editor
New York, NY

Aura Bogado is Colorlines' news editor and reporter, covering a range of issues including Native American communities, immigration and community organizing. Aura was the community journalism coordinator and an investigative reporter for Voting Rights Watch 2012, a partnership between Colorlines and The Nation to cover the attack against voting rights and the community response to it during the 2012 elections.

Aura has reported in Spanish and English from Mexico, Peru, Argentina, and the United States. Her work has been published in Mother Jones, Newsweek Argentina, AlterNet, and The Huffington Post. With the support of the Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, she conducted an in-depth examination on the consequences of immigration enforcement by local police in Arizona.

Aura has worked as a national host and producer for the Pacifica Radio network. While there, she also coordinated a media literacy and training program for youth of color in Los Angeles with a grant from the California Technology Foundation. She was a founding member of 33+1/3 Books Collective, an independent bookstore and gallery in Los Angeles. In 2006, City Lights Books published The Other Campaign, which featured her exclusive interview with Subcomandante Marcos, his first in five years.

She earned her B.A. from Yale University, majoring in American Studies. An immigrant from South America of indigenous (Guarani) decent, she is currently based in New York, and plays son jarocho music in her spare time.

Follow Aura at @aurabogado.

Iran Deal, World's Oldest Person Dies, MRSA Home Remedy

Iran Deal, World’s Oldest Person Dies, MRSA Home Remedy

by Aura Bogado on April 1 2015, 9:53AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Why Mothers Are on Strike at Karnes Immigrant Detention Center

Why Mothers Are on Strike at Karnes Immigrant Detention Center

by Aura Bogado on March 31 2015, 5:23PM

“We want our FREEDOM,” they’ve written in a letter obtained by Colorlines

Topics: Immigration

Indiana's Discrimination Law, Iran Talks, Trevor Noah's Tweets

Indiana’s Discrimination Law, Iran Talks, Trevor Noah’s Tweets

by Aura Bogado on March 31 2015, 9:54AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Amazon Testing Drones, Former Israeli PM Convicted, New Daily Show Host

Amazon Testing Drones, Former Israeli PM Convicted, New Daily Show Host

by Aura Bogado on March 30 2015, 9:52AM

Some of the morning’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Five Native Designers You Should Know

Five Native Designers You Should Know

by Aura Bogado on March 27 2015, 10:00AM

A growing number of Native designers are using the power of the Internet to distribute their work themselves. They’re displaying their creations on platforms like Instagram, expanding their audiences not only in the U.S., but worldwide.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs

Harry Reid Retiring from Senate, Manhattan Fire, Cutest Little Animal

Harry Reid Retiring from Senate, Manhattan Fire, Cutest Little Animal

by Aura Bogado on March 27 2015, 9:49AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Germanwings Murder-Suicide, Rihanna's New Single, NASA to Make a Moon for the Moon

Germanwings Murder-Suicide, Rihanna’s New Single, NASA to Make a Moon for the Moon

by Aura Bogado on March 26 2015, 9:58AM

Some of Thursday morning’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

New Haven Police Chief Personally Apologizes to Teen

New Haven Police Chief Personally Apologizes to Teen

by Aura Bogado on March 25 2015, 1:25PM

Teandrea Cornelius, 15, was slammed to the ground by a cop.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Germanwings Black Box, Amanda Knox Murder Case, Facebook Alert on Teleportation

Germanwings Black Box, Amanda Knox Murder Case, Facebook Alert on Teleportation

by Aura Bogado on March 25 2015, 9:50AM

Some of Wednesday’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

German Plane Crash, Israel Spied on U.S., Facebook to Host News Site Content

German Plane Crash, Israel Spied on U.S., Facebook to Host News Site Content

by Aura Bogado on March 24 2015, 9:56AM

Some of the big headlines today

Topics: /NOW

TedCruz.com, Kerry Washington for the Win, Spring's Getting Shorter

TedCruz.com, Kerry Washington for the Win, Spring’s Getting Shorter

by Aura Bogado on March 23 2015, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

Solar Eclipse, Amazon Drones, 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Crank Call to C-SPAN

Solar Eclipse, Amazon Drones, ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Crank Call to C-SPAN

by Aura Bogado on March 20 2015, 9:55AM

Some of Friday’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

Mesa Gunman, Black UVA Student Beaten Bloody, Fed to Increase Interest Rates

Mesa Gunman, Black UVA Student Beaten Bloody, Fed to Increase Interest Rates

by Aura Bogado on March 19 2015, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

Likud Wins, Steel Shards in Kraft Mac & Cheese, K-Dot Sets Spotify Record

Likud Wins, Steel Shards in Kraft Mac & Cheese, K-Dot Sets Spotify Record

by Aura Bogado on March 18 2015, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

What Racial Diversity Looks Like at Starbucks

What Racial Diversity Looks Like at Starbucks

by Aura Bogado on March 17 2015, 5:30PM

The coffee and cream of a corporate beverage chain.

Topics: Labor

K-Dot Moves Space and Time to Talk to 2Pac

K-Dot Moves Space and Time to Talk to 2Pac

by Aura Bogado on March 17 2015, 5:15PM

“We just letting our dead homies tell stories for us.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

St. Patrick's Day, Ethics and The Jinx, New Asteroid App

St. Patrick’s Day, Ethics and The Jinx, New Asteroid App

by Aura Bogado on March 17 2015, 9:52AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Benjamin Booker's Time Traveling New Video

Benjamin Booker’s Time Traveling New Video

by Aura Bogado on March 16 2015, 4:42PM

It’s blues. It’s punk. And it’ll stay with you.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Five Problems With The Economist's Special Report on Latinos

Five Problems With The Economist’s Special Report on Latinos

by Aura Bogado on March 16 2015, 2:29PM

From racial slurs to confusing ethnonyms, it’s one big headache.

Topics: Media

Durst: 'Killed Them All,' Free Ice Cream Today, Kendrick Lamar's New Album

Durst: ‘Killed Them All,’ Free Ice Cream Today, Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

by Aura Bogado on March 16 2015, 10:03AM

Some of Monday’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW