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.

NYC Ebola Case, Border Deaths Drop, Amazon's Stock Plunge

NYC Ebola Case, Border Deaths Drop, Amazon’s Stock Plunge

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Watch FKA twigs Battle in a New Google Glass Video

Watch FKA twigs Battle in a New Google Glass Video

by Aura Bogado on October 23 2014, 10:28AM

‘Was she the girl that’s from the video?’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

One Gunman in Attack in Canada, UNC Cheating Scandal, Partial Solar Eclipse

One Gunman in Attack in Canada, UNC Cheating Scandal, Partial Solar Eclipse

by Aura Bogado on October 23 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Google's Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

Google’s Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 3:40PM

Can the corporation do right by marketing a new top-level domain?

Topics: Media, /NOW

Jersey School District Apologizes for Elementary School Ebola Panic

Jersey School District Apologizes for Elementary School Ebola Panic

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 2:03PM

Two children from Rwanda—which is Ebola-free—have yet to start the school year.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

North Korea Releases Ohio Man, McDonald's Still in Decline, FTC's New Chief Technologist

North Korea Releases Ohio Man, McDonald’s Still in Decline, FTC’s New Chief Technologist

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 10:01AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 4:16PM

The author formally supports a campaign for the “academic and cultural boycott” of Israel.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Matthew McConaughey Defends Washington, D.C., NFL Team Name

Matthew McConaughey Defends Washington, D.C., NFL Team Name

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 3:15PM

The actor says the logo gives him ‘a little fire and some oomph.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs, /NOW

Picking a Halloween Costume? Watch This Cupcake Tutorial First

Picking a Halloween Costume? Watch This Cupcake Tutorial First

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 2:16PM

‘So ignorantly tasty’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

RIP Oscar de la Renta, New Ebola Gear Guidelines, Leslie Jones Joins SNL

RIP Oscar de la Renta, New Ebola Gear Guidelines, Leslie Jones Joins SNL

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 9:50AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

by Aura Bogado on October 20 2014, 2:30PM

Melissa M. Valle asks important—and recurring—questions

Topics:

Nazis Collect Social Security, U.S. Weapons to Kurdish Fighters, Ferguson Arrests Continue

Nazis Collect Social Security, U.S. Weapons to Kurdish Fighters, Ferguson Arrests Continue

by Aura Bogado on October 20 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Undocumented Harvard Student Allowed to Return to the U.S.

Undocumented Harvard Student Allowed to Return to the U.S.

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 4:28PM

Dario Guerrero’s humanitarian parole is only approved for two years

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Second Hospital Worker Infected with Ebola, Hong Kong Police Attack Protestors, BET Hip Hop Awards

Second Hospital Worker Infected with Ebola, Hong Kong Police Attack Protestors, BET Hip Hop Awards

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

For Some Native Tribes, Federal Recognition Remains Out of Reach

For Some Native Tribes, Federal Recognition Remains Out of Reach

by Aura Bogado on October 15 2014, 7:00AM

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has proposed an overhaul of the broken federal recognition process. Lawmakers in Connecticut are resisting change.

Topics: Native Affairs

LAUSD Asks Judge to Reveal Child Sex Abuse Victims' Immigration Status

LAUSD Asks Judge to Reveal Child Sex Abuse Victims’ Immigration Status

by Aura Bogado on October 14 2014, 5:06PM

The district’s motion confirms some parents’ fears.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

New Ebola Patient Identified, Kim Jong Un Returns to Public, Moon Volcanos

New Ebola Patient Identified, Kim Jong Un Returns to Public, Moon Volcanos

by Aura Bogado on October 14 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Indigenous Peoples' Day, New Ebola Case, Evo Wins Again, Nobel in Economics

Indigenous Peoples’ Day, New Ebola Case, Evo Wins Again, Nobel in Economics

by Aura Bogado on October 13 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Brooklyn D.A. Investigates Video Showing Cop Taking Money from Man

Brooklyn D.A. Investigates Video Showing Cop Taking Money from Man

by Aura Bogado on October 10 2014, 11:50AM

Lamard Joye wasn’t arrested and he never got his money back.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Nobel Peace Prize, St. Louis Protests, Stem Cells Key to Possible Cure for Diabetes

Nobel Peace Prize, St. Louis Protests, Stem Cells Key to Possible Cure for Diabetes

by Aura Bogado on October 10 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW