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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.

Ferguson Update, French Yogurt Price Fixing, Kurt Cobain Doc

Ferguson Update, French Yogurt Price Fixing, Kurt Cobain Doc

by Aura Bogado on March 12 2015, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

5th Ferguson Resignation, Clinton on E-mail Debacle, Thicke and Williams Lose in Court

5th Ferguson Resignation, Clinton on E-mail Debacle, Thicke and Williams Lose in Court

by Aura Bogado on March 11 2015, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

How White Separatists Disable Native American Facebook Accounts

How White Separatists Disable Native American Facebook Accounts

by Aura Bogado on March 11 2015, 9:00AM

Facebook’s ‘authentic names’ policy makes sense in theory. Here are all the ways it goes haywire for users with Native names.

Topics: Native Affairs

UO's Racist House Mother, GOP Letter to Iran, Florida Officials Ban Use of 'Climate Change'

UO’s Racist House Mother, GOP Letter to Iran, Florida Officials Ban Use of ‘Climate Change’

by Aura Bogado on March 10 2015, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

It's Seriously Cold Out, Google Car Insurance Search, Too Much Sugar

It’s Seriously Cold Out, Google Car Insurance Search, Too Much Sugar

by Aura Bogado on March 6 2015, 9:58AM

Some of Friday morning’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

#TBT: The One Native Person to Ever Grace Paper Money in the U.S.

#TBT: The One Native Person to Ever Grace Paper Money in the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on March 5 2015, 2:56PM

Chief Running Antelope appeared on the $5 silver note in 1899.

Topics: History, /NOW

DOJ's Awful Ferguson Report, K-Cup Waste, 12-Person Kidney Swap

DOJ’s Awful Ferguson Report, K-Cup Waste, 12-Person Kidney Swap

by Aura Bogado on March 5 2015, 9:52AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obamacare at the Supreme Court, Tsarnaev Trial, Zombie Outbreak Study

Obamacare at the Supreme Court, Tsarnaev Trial, Zombie Outbreak Study

by Aura Bogado on March 4 2015, 10:16AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

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