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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.

White Texas Teens Say Sorry for Lynching Freestyle

White Texas Teens Say Sorry for Lynching Freestyle

by Aura Bogado on April 17 2015, 3:12PM

In the epithet-filled recording, two white girls from Grapevine, Tex., are heard rapping about killing black, Mexican and Asian people.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Bloomberg Terminals Out, Wikileaks Releases Sony Documents, 'Star Wars' Trailer

Bloomberg Terminals Out, Wikileaks Releases Sony Documents, ‘Star Wars’ Trailer

by Aura Bogado on April 17 2015, 9:55AM

Some of Friday’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

Time 100, Companies Leave Facebook's Internet.org, Why Knuckles Pop

Time 100, Companies Leave Facebook’s Internet.org, Why Knuckles Pop

by Aura Bogado on April 16 2015, 9:54AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Tax Day, Arizona Dashcam Video, Fight for $15

Tax Day, Arizona Dashcam Video, Fight for $15

by Aura Bogado on April 15 2015, 9:47AM

Some of the today’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

White People Are Taking Up the #DixonChallenge

White People Are Taking Up the #DixonChallenge

by Aura Bogado on April 14 2015, 11:17AM

One self-described redneck’s video is getting plenty of responses about white supremacy.

Topics: Media, /NOW

#BringBackOurGirls One Year Later, Cops Pay Bitcoin Ransom, Dennis Quaid Flips Out

#BringBackOurGirls One Year Later, Cops Pay Bitcoin Ransom, Dennis Quaid Flips Out

by Aura Bogado on April 14 2015, 9:55AM

Some of Tuesday’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Pew Report Highlights on Black Immigrants

Pew Report Highlights on Black Immigrants

by Aura Bogado on April 10 2015, 12:54PM

Black immigrants make up 9 percent of the black population in the states.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Clinton to Announce Sunday, Paul on Periscope Today, A Very Mad Man

Clinton to Announce Sunday, Paul on Periscope Today, A Very Mad Man

by Aura Bogado on April 10 2015, 9:43AM

Some of Friday’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

Slager's Previous Excessive Force, Obama in Jamaica, Contaminated Sabra Hummus

Slager’s Previous Excessive Force, Obama in Jamaica, Contaminated Sabra Hummus

by Aura Bogado on April 9 2015, 9:50AM

Some of today’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

California's Drivers License for the Undocumented Carries Risks

California’s Drivers License for the Undocumented Carries Risks

by Aura Bogado on April 8 2015, 10:26AM

Immigration advocates have celebrated the passage of California’s AB-60, a law that allows undocumented people to apply for drivers licenses. Still, the process can be lengthy, costly, and under rare circumstances, could lead to arrest.

Topics: Immigration

Murder Charge for White Cop, DirecTV Cancels Rob Lowe Ads, NASA on Aliens

Murder Charge for White Cop, DirecTV Cancels Rob Lowe Ads, NASA on Aliens

by Aura Bogado on April 8 2015, 9:50AM

Some of today’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

Rand Paul Candidacy, Maya Angelou Stamp Fiasco, Bringing Brontosaurus Back

Rand Paul Candidacy, Maya Angelou Stamp Fiasco, Bringing Brontosaurus Back

by Aura Bogado on April 7 2015, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama on Iran, Kenya Bombs Somalia, Junk Food-Eating Ants

Obama on Iran, Kenya Bombs Somalia, Junk Food-Eating Ants

by Aura Bogado on April 6 2015, 10:01AM

Some of Monday’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Death of 14-Year-Old Latino Killed by Chicago Police Kill Labeled 'Suicide'

Death of 14-Year-Old Latino Killed by Chicago Police Kill Labeled ‘Suicide’

by Aura Bogado on April 3 2015, 2:30PM

Chicago’s civilian-led oversight commission still lists Rios’s death as ‘non-fatal.’

Topics: /NOW

Iran Nuke Deal, Noose at Duke, FLOTUS on Fallon

Iran Nuke Deal, Noose at Duke, FLOTUS on Fallon

by Aura Bogado on April 3 2015, 9:44AM

Some of Friday’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Backlash Over Indiana, California Water Cuts, Adobe's Slate

Backlash Over Indiana, California Water Cuts, Adobe’s Slate

by Aura Bogado on April 2 2015, 10:06AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

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