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.

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

by Aura Bogado on October 20 2014, 2:30PM

Melissa M. Valle asks important—and recurring—questions

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Nazis Collect Social Security, U.S. Weapons to Kurdish Fighters, Ferguson Arrests Continue

Nazis Collect Social Security, U.S. Weapons to Kurdish Fighters, Ferguson Arrests Continue

by Aura Bogado on October 20 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Undocumented Harvard Student Allowed to Return to the U.S.

Undocumented Harvard Student Allowed to Return to the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 4:28PM

Dario Guerrero’s humanitarian parole is only approved for two years

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Second Hospital Worker Infected with Ebola, Hong Kong Police Attack Protestors, BET Hip Hop Awards

Second Hospital Worker Infected with Ebola, Hong Kong Police Attack Protestors, BET Hip Hop Awards

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

For Some Native Tribes, Federal Recognition Remains Out of Reach

For Some Native Tribes, Federal Recognition Remains Out of Reach

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 7:00AM

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has proposed an overhaul of the broken federal recognition process. Lawmakers in Connecticut are resisting change.

Topics: Native Affairs

LAUSD Asks Judge to Reveal Child Sex Abuse Victims' Immigration Status

LAUSD Asks Judge to Reveal Child Sex Abuse Victims’ Immigration Status

by Aura Bogado on October 14 2014, 5:06PM

The district’s motion confirms some parents’ fears.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

New Ebola Patient Identified, Kim Jong Un Returns to Public, Moon Volcanos

New Ebola Patient Identified, Kim Jong Un Returns to Public, Moon Volcanos

by Aura Bogado on October 14 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Indigenous Peoples' Day, New Ebola Case, Evo Wins Again, Nobel in Economics

Indigenous Peoples’ Day, New Ebola Case, Evo Wins Again, Nobel in Economics

by Aura Bogado on October 13 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Brooklyn D.A. Investigates Video Showing Cop Taking Money from Man

Brooklyn D.A. Investigates Video Showing Cop Taking Money from Man

by Aura Bogado on October 10 2014, 11:50AM

Lamard Joye wasn’t arrested and he never got his money back.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Nobel Peace Prize, St. Louis Protests, Stem Cells Key to Possible Cure for Diabetes

Nobel Peace Prize, St. Louis Protests, Stem Cells Key to Possible Cure for Diabetes

by Aura Bogado on October 10 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

'What Was America's First Music?'

‘What Was America’s First Music?’

by Aura Bogado on October 9 2014, 3:18PM

Sterlin Harjo’s ‘This May be the Last Time’ searches for the origins of early American songs.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Ebola Updates, St. Louis Police Shoot and Kill Another Black Teen, Nobel in Literature

Ebola Updates, St. Louis Police Shoot and Kill Another Black Teen, Nobel in Literature

by Aura Bogado on October 9 2014, 10:05AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Kobane Protests, Ebola Updates, Nobel in Chemistry

Kobane Protests, Ebola Updates, Nobel in Chemistry

by Aura Bogado on October 8 2014, 9:47AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Seattle City Council Passes Indigenous Peoples' Day Resolution

Seattle City Council Passes Indigenous Peoples’ Day Resolution

by Aura Bogado on October 7 2014, 3:25PM

Some Italian-Americans decry the decision

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW

New Ebola Case in Spain, Morocco Mulls Legalizing Marijuana Cultivation, Nobel Prize in Physics

New Ebola Case in Spain, Morocco Mulls Legalizing Marijuana Cultivation, Nobel Prize in Physics

by Aura Bogado on October 7 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Raven-Symoné: 'I'm an American, I'm not an African-American'

Raven-Symoné: ‘I’m an American, I’m not an African-American’

by Aura Bogado on October 6 2014, 10:31AM

She also doesn’t ‘want to be labeled gay.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Another Ebola Patient Arrives in U.S., Nobel Prize in Medicine, B.B. King Cancels Tour

Another Ebola Patient Arrives in U.S., Nobel Prize in Medicine, B.B. King Cancels Tour

by Aura Bogado on October 6 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Jobs Report, JP Morgan's Massive Data Breach, Gorgeous Seafloor Topography

Jobs Report, JP Morgan’s Massive Data Breach, Gorgeous Seafloor Topography

by Aura Bogado on October 3 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Demands for Police Accountability

In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Demands for Police Accountability

by Aura Bogado on October 3 2014, 7:00AM

The mostly Latino and Chinese neighborhood is the latest site of protests against police brutality.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Cartel Leader Beltrán Arrested, Jobless Claims Down, 35K Walruses Ashore in Alaska

Cartel Leader Beltrán Arrested, Jobless Claims Down, 35K Walruses Ashore in Alaska

by Aura Bogado on October 2 2014, 9:51AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW