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.

New MH370 Theory, On the Run Set List and a Trio of Black Holes

New MH370 Theory, On the Run Set List and a Trio of Black Holes

by Aura Bogado on June 26 2014, 10:01AM

What I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW

Ukraine Signs EU Trade Deal, No-Fly List Ruled Unconstitutional and Suárez Takes a Bite

Ukraine Signs EU Trade Deal, No-Fly List Ruled Unconstitutional and Suárez Takes a Bite

by Aura Bogado on June 25 2014, 10:03AM

What I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

A Day in the Shop [Photos] Photo

A Day in the Shop [Photos]

by Aura Bogado on June 25 2014, 7:00AM

Aura Bogado chronicles the work of young men training to become automotive technicians—the kinds of jobs that can lift their families out of poverty.

Topics: Economy, Life Cycles of Inequity

Neo-Nazis, Blackface and Homophobia at the World Cup

Neo-Nazis, Blackface and Homophobia at the World Cup

by Aura Bogado on June 23 2014, 1:45PM

Not a good look.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Kerry in Baghdad, Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced and U.S. Ties at World Cup

Kerry in Baghdad, Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced and U.S. Ties at World Cup

by Aura Bogado on June 23 2014, 9:53AM

What I’m reading up on this Monday morning

Topics: /NOW

Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After 'Suspicious' Death

Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After ‘Suspicious’ Death

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2014, 2:41PM

The cause of Zoraida Reyes’s death has yet to be determined.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

$40 Million Settlement for Central Park Five, 50 Million Displaced and Fish-Eating Spiders

$40 Million Settlement for Central Park Five, 50 Million Displaced and Fish-Eating Spiders

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2014, 9:48AM

Some of what I’m reading up on today.

Topics: /NOW

American Apparel Ousts Dov Charney, Another Black Man Executed and Facebook Disrupted

American Apparel Ousts Dov Charney, Another Black Man Executed and Facebook Disrupted

by Aura Bogado on June 19 2014, 9:52AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this Thursday morning.

Topics: /NOW

Iraqi Military Claims to Push Back ISIS, Hillary Clinton on Immigration, and St. Ochoa Memes

Iraqi Military Claims to Push Back ISIS, Hillary Clinton on Immigration, and St. Ochoa Memes

by Aura Bogado on June 18 2014, 9:59AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Supreme Court Sides With Tribe in Surprising Ruling

Supreme Court Sides With Tribe in Surprising Ruling

by Aura Bogado on June 17 2014, 7:00AM

In a shocking decision, the high court upholds an important cornerstone of Indian law.

Topics: Native Affairs

Bloodbath in Iraq, Starbucks Offers Workers Discount Online Degrees, and Cali's Whooping Cough Epidemic

Bloodbath in Iraq, Starbucks Offers Workers Discount Online Degrees, and Cali’s Whooping Cough Epidemic

by Aura Bogado on June 16 2014, 10:01AM

What I’m reading up on this Monday morning

Topics: /NOW

Text and Phone Service Directs Callers to bell hooks Quotes

Text and Phone Service Directs Callers to bell hooks Quotes

by Aura Bogado on June 13 2014, 11:44AM

So call me. Maybe.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Bergdahl in Texas, Cops Stay Quiet about Surveillance, and World Cup Surprises

Bergdahl in Texas, Cops Stay Quiet about Surveillance, and World Cup Surprises

by Aura Bogado on June 13 2014, 10:01AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this Friday morning

Topics: /NOW

Active Military Post Prepares to Detain Immigrant Children

Active Military Post Prepares to Detain Immigrant Children

by Aura Bogado on June 12 2014, 3:30PM

The children are mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ISIS in Iraq, World Cup Kicks Off and Recession Suicides

ISIS in Iraq, World Cup Kicks Off and Recession Suicides

by Aura Bogado on June 12 2014, 9:47AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

How to Watch the World Cup (With or Without Cable)

How to Watch the World Cup (With or Without Cable)

by Aura Bogado on June 11 2014, 1:25PM

Your options are greatly expanded if you understand Spanish.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Cantor Loses, California Strikes Down Teacher Tenure and Shark Mystery

Cantor Loses, California Strikes Down Teacher Tenure and Shark Mystery

by Aura Bogado on June 11 2014, 9:42AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Marissa Alexander's Retrial Postponed to December

Marissa Alexander’s Retrial Postponed to December

by Aura Bogado on June 10 2014, 3:29PM

A pending Florida law could determine Alexander’s future.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Supreme Court Sends Young Visa Seekers to Back of a Very Long Line

Supreme Court Sends Young Visa Seekers to Back of a Very Long Line

by Aura Bogado on June 10 2014, 11:45AM

The high court sides with the Obama administration, making an already long process even longer.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Fresh Attack in Pakistan, FAA Approves BP Oilfield Drone, and Twins Born 24 Days Apart

Fresh Attack in Pakistan, FAA Approves BP Oilfield Drone, and Twins Born 24 Days Apart

by Aura Bogado on June 10 2014, 9:56AM

What I’m reading up on this Tuesday morning

Topics: /NOW