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.

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

10 Incredible Plays from the WNBA's Shoni Shimmel

10 Incredible Plays from the WNBA’s Shoni Shimmel

by Aura Bogado on September 3 2014, 12:00PM

Taking rezball to a whole new level

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Another IS Beheading Video, DNA Exonerates Black Brothers, TBS Cancels CeeLo's Show

Another IS Beheading Video, DNA Exonerates Black Brothers, TBS Cancels CeeLo’s Show

by Aura Bogado on September 3 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Images of Darren Wilson Surface Online

Images of Darren Wilson Surface Online

by Aura Bogado on September 2 2014, 5:30PM

The Internet never forgets.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia, Israeli Land Grab, Cantor Takes Wall Street Job

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia, Israeli Land Grab, Cantor Takes Wall Street Job

by Aura Bogado on September 2 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Obama Suggests He Won’t Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 4:10PM

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 1:12PM

It’s been nine years since Katrina struck the Gulf Coast

Topics: /NOW, Society

3 Million Syrians Displaced, Google Drones, Senegal Confirms First Ebola Case

3 Million Syrians Displaced, Google Drones, Senegal Confirms First Ebola Case

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 9:42AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 5:11PM

“Losing a child is every parent’s greatest fear and an unimaginable loss.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a 'Paramilitary Force'

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a ‘Paramilitary Force’

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 2:40PM

Twenty eighy unarmed migrants have died at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2010—and not one agent has faced criminal charges in the killings. Two months ago, the Border Patrol’s head of internal affairs, James F. Tomsheck,…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 11:36AM

Workers say racial tensions are high at the city work yard.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Ukraine Fears Russian Invasion, Hello Schrödinger's Kitty, Josh Shaw's Suspension

Ukraine Fears Russian Invasion, Hello Schrödinger’s Kitty, Josh Shaw’s Suspension

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 9:52AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 4:58PM

Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Schools & Youth