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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.

How an East Harlem Bookstore is Getting 1,500 Books to Migrant Kids

How an East Harlem Bookstore is Getting 1,500 Books to Migrant Kids

by Aura Bogado on September 19 2014, 7:00AM

Bookstore La Casa Azul and the Unaccompanied Latin American Minor Project team up for an extraordinary book drive.

Topics: Child Migrants

Troops to West Africa to Battle Ebola, U2 New Album Already on Your iPhone, Space Taxis

Troops to West Africa to Battle Ebola, U2 New Album Already on Your iPhone, Space Taxis

by Aura Bogado on September 16 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Scots Prepare for Referendum, Obamacare's New Obstacles, 'Swatting' Rival Gamers

Scots Prepare for Referendum, Obamacare’s New Obstacles, ‘Swatting’ Rival Gamers

by Aura Bogado on September 15 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown's Juvie Record

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown’s Juvie Record

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 4:43PM

It’s all in this open lette.r

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

Sportscaster James Brown Confronts Men on Violence Against Women

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 12:45PM

‘Our silence is deadly’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch These Oakland Women Turf Battle [VIDEO]

Watch These Oakland Women Turf Battle [VIDEO]

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 12:26PM

They pretty much kill it.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Yahoo! Says Gov Threatened Fines for User Data, Che Joins SNL, Meditation for Migraines

Yahoo! Says Gov Threatened Fines for User Data, Che Joins SNL, Meditation for Migraines

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Turned Away from Three Elite Golf Clubs

Obama Turned Away from Three Elite Golf Clubs

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2014, 1:54PM

One is owned by Donald Trump, who poked fun at the incident.

Topics: /NOW, Society

New War in Iraq, Facebook Tests Momentary Posts, Ebola Death Toll Continues to Rise

New War in Iraq, Facebook Tests Momentary Posts, Ebola Death Toll Continues to Rise

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

This is the T-Shirt Company Making Money Off of Ferguson

This is the T-Shirt Company Making Money Off of Ferguson

by Aura Bogado on September 10 2014, 2:12PM

That awkward video might be more awkward than you think.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Etsy Bans Use of Washington NFL Team Name and Logo

Etsy Bans Use of Washington NFL Team Name and Logo

by Aura Bogado on September 10 2014, 10:49AM

‘The fact remains that Native Americans themselves find the term unacceptable.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama IS Strategy, Dollar Rises, Anti-Anxiety Drugs Linked to Alzheimer's

Obama IS Strategy, Dollar Rises, Anti-Anxiety Drugs Linked to Alzheimer’s

by Aura Bogado on September 10 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

MH17 Investigation Results, Enterovirus D68, Supermoon Photos

MH17 Investigation Results, Enterovirus D68, Supermoon Photos

by Aura Bogado on September 9 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Stalls on Immigration, Same-Sex Marriage Cases, RiRi at Fashion Week

Obama Stalls on Immigration, Same-Sex Marriage Cases, RiRi at Fashion Week

by Aura Bogado on September 8 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Moving on Immigration 'Fairly Soon'

Obama Moving on Immigration ‘Fairly Soon’

by Aura Bogado on September 5 2014, 3:33PM

Whether that means before or after the election remains unclear.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Why Does FedEx Back a Dictionary-Defined Racial Slur?

Why Does FedEx Back a Dictionary-Defined Racial Slur?

by Aura Bogado on September 5 2014, 11:13AM

A new video takes the delivery company to task for its NFL sponsorship.

Topics:

NATO Approves Troops, Ebola Patient Transferred to Nebraska, 65 Ton Dino

NATO Approves Troops, Ebola Patient Transferred to Nebraska, 65 Ton Dino

by Aura Bogado on September 5 2014, 9:58AM

Some of this morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Oklahoma Cop Held on Rape Charges Also Accused of Wrongful Death

Oklahoma Cop Held on Rape Charges Also Accused of Wrongful Death

by Aura Bogado on September 4 2014, 1:43PM

Holtzclaw is accused of hogtying a black man ‘with malicious intent.’

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

DOJ to Investigate Ferguson, Tough Words at NATO Summit, Tesla Plant to Open in Nevada

DOJ to Investigate Ferguson, Tough Words at NATO Summit, Tesla Plant to Open in Nevada

by Aura Bogado on September 4 2014, 9:42AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Theodore Wafer Apologizes, is Sentenced to 17-32 Years for Renisha McBride's Murder

Theodore Wafer Apologizes, is Sentenced to 17-32 Years for Renisha McBride’s Murder

by Aura Bogado on September 3 2014, 1:07PM

‘From my fear, I caused the loss of a life that was too young to leave this world.’

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW