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.

Free Pancakes, Netanyahu Speech, Hillary Clinton's Personal Email Account

Free Pancakes, Netanyahu Speech, Hillary Clinton’s Personal Email Account

by Aura Bogado on March 3 2015, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Don't Qualify for DACA? SIJS Might Work for You

Don’t Qualify for DACA? SIJS Might Work for You

by Aura Bogado on March 2 2015, 10:10AM

An increasing number of young people are applying for a little-known immigration program that is a pathway to citizenship

Topics:

LAPD Kills Black Homeless Man, DOJ Report on Ferguson, IKEA Smartphone Furniture

LAPD Kills Black Homeless Man, DOJ Report on Ferguson, IKEA Smartphone Furniture

by Aura Bogado on March 2 2015, 9:53AM

Some of today’s top headlines

Topics: /NOW

This Man Set Fire to a Houston Mosque. Islamic Leaders Forgave Him

This Man Set Fire to a Houston Mosque. Islamic Leaders Forgave Him

by Aura Bogado on February 27 2015, 3:38PM

‘Our Lord is one that forgives’

Topics: /NOW

Black and Blue Dress, What's Next for Net Neutrality, House of Cards is Back

Black and Blue Dress, What’s Next for Net Neutrality, House of Cards is Back

by Aura Bogado on February 27 2015, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

FCC Net Neutrality Vote, Jobless Claims Climb, Ceres's Bright Spot

FCC Net Neutrality Vote, Jobless Claims Climb, Ceres’s Bright Spot

by Aura Bogado on February 26 2015, 9:59AM

Some of the big headlines this morning

Topics: /NOW

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL, Torture in Chicago's 'Black Site,' Giuliana Apologizes

Obama Vetoes Keystone XL, Torture in Chicago’s ‘Black Site,’ Giuliana Apologizes

by Aura Bogado on February 25 2015, 10:04AM

Some of the morning’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Benjamin Crump Takes New Case, Chicago Mayoral Election, Emoji of Color

Benjamin Crump Takes New Case, Chicago Mayoral Election, Emoji of Color

by Aura Bogado on February 24 2015, 9:50AM

Some of the morning’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

The Oscars, Wesleyan Students OD on Molly, Climate Denier's Corporate Ties

The Oscars, Wesleyan Students OD on Molly, Climate Denier’s Corporate Ties

by Aura Bogado on February 23 2015, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

One of Malcolm X's Last Speeches: 'Our Color Became to Us Like a Prison'

One of Malcolm X’s Last Speeches: ‘Our Color Became to Us Like a Prison’

by Aura Bogado on February 20 2015, 4:49PM

Just days before his death fifty years ago, the black revolutionary destroyed the concept of ‘reverse racism.’

Topics: History, /NOW

Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can't Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

Another Academy Voter Speaks: Oscars Can’t Be Racist Because Academy Prez is Black

by Aura Bogado on February 20 2015, 11:21AM

The Hollywood Reporter’s ‘brutally honest Oscar ballot’ series strikes again

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bill O'Reilly's 'War Reporting' Questioned, Apple Car, How the Brain Heals

Bill O’Reilly’s ‘War Reporting’ Questioned, Apple Car, How the Brain Heals

by Aura Bogado on February 20 2015, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing 'I Can't Breathe' Tees

Academy Voter Offended by Selma Cast Wearing ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Tees

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2015, 1:06PM

‘Am I supposed to vote for it just because it has black people in it?’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Latino Life by the Numbers

Latino Life by the Numbers

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2015, 10:30AM

A new book shows how this growing demographic votes, goes to school, consumes entertainment—and a lot more.

Topics: Society

Deadly Superbug at UCLA, Walmart Worker Raises, The Happiest State in the U.S.

Deadly Superbug at UCLA, Walmart Worker Raises, The Happiest State in the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2015, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

PETA Ad Equates Dog Club With the KKK

PETA Ad Equates Dog Club With the KKK

by Aura Bogado on February 18 2015, 11:19AM

Yes, you read that right.

Topics: Media, /NOW

DOJ to Challenge Immigration Ruling, Racist Chelsea Fans, Ash Wednesday

DOJ to Challenge Immigration Ruling, Racist Chelsea Fans, Ash Wednesday

by Aura Bogado on February 18 2015, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Graphic Design Company Insists 'Hanging Tree' Ad Was Not About Race

Graphic Design Company Insists ‘Hanging Tree’ Ad Was Not About Race

by Aura Bogado on February 17 2015, 4:09PM

Seasalt & Co. writes that “seeing the noose wasn’t meant to think of a certain race being hung. It was left empty to represent that we refuse to be judged and hung in a non [literal] sense.”

Topics: Media, /NOW

Judge Halts Obama's Immigration Action, Hello Barbie, Mars Colonization

Judge Halts Obama’s Immigration Action, Hello Barbie, Mars Colonization

by Aura Bogado on February 17 2015, 9:43AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Graphic Design Company in Hot Water Over Noose Ad

Graphic Design Company in Hot Water Over Noose Ad

by Aura Bogado on February 16 2015, 3:46PM

Seasalt & Co. to social media commenters: ‘If you feel your rights are being violated, please contact the civil rights department with your concerns.’

Topics: Media, /NOW