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.

Cosby Sued for Sexual Battery, NYC Grand Jury Decision, Mike Brown's Stepdad Investigated

Cosby Sued for Sexual Battery, NYC Grand Jury Decision, Mike Brown’s Stepdad Investigated

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Ferguson Walkout Planned, Holiday Sales Down, World AIDS Day

Ferguson Walkout Planned, Holiday Sales Down, World AIDS Day

by Aura Bogado on December 1 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 8:57PM

S-Comm has long been blasted as reaching too far. Will PEP-Comm be better?

Topics: /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 3:34PM

One area district closes schools next week ahead of an anticipated decision.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 10:57AM

Parents of U.S. citizen children or legal permanent resident children are eligible.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

Here's How DACA Will Be Expanded Under Obama

Here’s How DACA Will Be Expanded Under Obama

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 9:07AM

The program’s expansion will take 90 days to implement.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

How to Watch President Obama's Immigration Announcement

How to Watch President Obama’s Immigration Announcement

by Aura Bogado on November 20 2014, 1:27PM

CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox won’t be airing it

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

FSU Shooting, Buffalo Braces for More Snow, Jobless Claims Continue to Drop

FSU Shooting, Buffalo Braces for More Snow, Jobless Claims Continue to Drop

by Aura Bogado on November 20 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Order May Give DACA Parents Some Relief

Obama Order May Give DACA Parents Some Relief

by Aura Bogado on November 19 2014, 2:15PM

Insiders say the president will make a primetime announcement on Thursday

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Want to Know When the Wilson Indictment Decision Comes Down?

Want to Know When the Wilson Indictment Decision Comes Down?

by Aura Bogado on November 19 2014, 10:53AM

There’s a doc for that.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Keystone XL Defeated (For Now), Airbag Recall, Another Accusation Against Cosby

Keystone XL Defeated (For Now), Airbag Recall, Another Accusation Against Cosby

by Aura Bogado on November 19 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

75 Planned Actions for Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision

75 Planned Actions for Darren Wilson Grand Jury Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 18 2014, 1:08PM

And the list is growing.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Keystone Vote in Senate, Bob Marley Brand Weed, Cosby Rape Joke

Keystone Vote in Senate, Bob Marley Brand Weed, Cosby Rape Joke

by Aura Bogado on November 18 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Watch: Darren Wilson Arrests Man for Recording Him

Watch: Darren Wilson Arrests Man for Recording Him

by Aura Bogado on November 17 2014, 10:59AM

‘I’m gonna lock your ass up’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Doctor Dies of Ebola in Nebraska, DEA Raids NFL, Norovirus Aboard Princess Cruise Ship

Doctor Dies of Ebola in Nebraska, DEA Raids NFL, Norovirus Aboard Princess Cruise Ship

by Aura Bogado on November 17 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Remezcla’s New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 5:32PM

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Five Things You Need to Know About Obama's Immigration Plan

Five Things You Need to Know About Obama’s Immigration Plan

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 2:45PM

Will it mean another government shutdown?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DHS Sued to Stop Deportations

DHS Sued to Stop Deportations

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 12:38PM

The suit seeks to expand deferred action for more immigrants

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S.-China Climate Deal, 'Selma' Reviews, Fukushima Radiation Off California Coast

U.S.-China Climate Deal, ‘Selma’ Reviews, Fukushima Radiation Off California Coast

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

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

'Illegal Pete's' to Keep Name Despite Criticism

‘Illegal Pete’s’ to Keep Name Despite Criticism

by Aura Bogado on November 11 2014, 4:08PM

The new location is set to open Thursday.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Society