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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.

Hundreds of Los Angeles Lawyers Die-In for Black Lives

Hundreds of Los Angeles Lawyers Die-In for Black Lives

by Aura Bogado on December 18 2014, 1:12PM

They weathered December rain on the superior courthouse steps.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

U.S.-Cuba Relations, Sony Cancels 'The Interview,' New York Bans Fracking

U.S.-Cuba Relations, Sony Cancels ‘The Interview,’ New York Bans Fracking

by Aura Bogado on December 18 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Cuban Prisoner Swap, State Department Made Decisions on Sony's 'The Interview,' Instagram's New Filters

Cuban Prisoner Swap, State Department Made Decisions on Sony’s ‘The Interview,’ Instagram’s New Filters

by Aura Bogado on December 17 2014, 9:51AM

Some of this morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Pakistan School Attack, Skype Translator, Greenland's Vanishing Ice Sheet

Pakistan School Attack, Skype Translator, Greenland’s Vanishing Ice Sheet

by Aura Bogado on December 16 2014, 9:51AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

by Aura Bogado on December 15 2014, 11:59AM

Demonstrators have chained themselves to the entrance of the station.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Sydney Hostage Standoff, Massive Protests Continue, Cosby Breaks Silence

Sydney Hostage Standoff, Massive Protests Continue, Cosby Breaks Silence

by Aura Bogado on December 15 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Three Takeaways from Remezcla's Best of 2014 Lists

Three Takeaways from Remezcla’s Best of 2014 Lists

by Aura Bogado on December 12 2014, 2:22PM

From hilarious music trends to gorgeous Instagram accounts, Remezcla’s got Latino 2014 covered.

Topics: Culture, /NOW

House Avoids Shutdown, Fed Approves Pot on Reservations, Mumps Spreads Through NHL

House Avoids Shutdown, Fed Approves Pot on Reservations, Mumps Spreads Through NHL

by Aura Bogado on December 12 2014, 10:28AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Torture Report Reactions, USAid Infiltrates Cuban Hip-Hop, TIME's Person of the Year

Torture Report Reactions, USAid Infiltrates Cuban Hip-Hop, TIME’s Person of the Year

by Aura Bogado on December 11 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines (including a really cute tiny dinosaur!)

Topics: /NOW

What Obama's Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

What Obama’s Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2014, 12:00PM

Activists say increased security on and near the border results in humiliation, wage theft and even death.

Topics: Obama Immigration Order

Torture Report, Pirate Bay Offline, Laughing Gas for Depression

Torture Report, Pirate Bay Offline, Laughing Gas for Depression

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Torture Report, #ShutItDown Continues, 'Selma' Makes AFI's Top 2014 Films List

Torture Report, #ShutItDown Continues, ‘Selma’ Makes AFI’s Top 2014 Films List

by Aura Bogado on December 9 2014, 8:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Protests Continue, Delhi Bans Uber, Mark Wahlberg Wants Racially-Fueled Crimes Pardoned

Protests Continue, Delhi Bans Uber, Mark Wahlberg Wants Racially-Fueled Crimes Pardoned

by Aura Bogado on December 8 2014, 9:51AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

223 Arrested in NYC, Grammy Nominations, Cosby Sues Accuser

223 Arrested in NYC, Grammy Nominations, Cosby Sues Accuser

by Aura Bogado on December 5 2014, 9:53AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 4:11PM

Actions are taking place in 29 states plus the District of Columbia. Here’s where to find them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

White Phoenix PD Officer Shoots and Kills Unarmed Black Man

White Phoenix PD Officer Shoots and Kills Unarmed Black Man

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 12:12PM

Rumain Brisbon was killed by an unnamed officer Tuesday evening.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

83 Arrested in NYC, Jobless Claims Decline, New Drug May Heal Spinal Cord Injuries

83 Arrested in NYC, Jobless Claims Decline, New Drug May Heal Spinal Cord Injuries

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

What Obama Says He'll Do About Police Brutality

What Obama Says He’ll Do About Police Brutality

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 4:03PM

The president’s plan leaves activists with questions and doubts.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

No Indictment for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Who Choked Eric Garner to Death

No Indictment for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Who Choked Eric Garner to Death

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 2:43PM

The cop may face further discipline, however.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 1:45PM

Mikki Kendall can tell you.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW