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.

Paris Rally, Low Gas Prices and Golden Globes

Paris Rally, Low Gas Prices and Golden Globes

by Aura Bogado on January 12 2015, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

#OccupyLAPD Is Camping Out for Ezell Ford and Omar Abrego

#OccupyLAPD Is Camping Out for Ezell Ford and Omar Abrego

by Aura Bogado on January 9 2015, 2:40PM

The group will meet with LAPD Chief Beck today.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Obama's Plan for Free Community College, Domestic Robots, Cosby Makes Rape Joke

Obama’s Plan for Free Community College, Domestic Robots, Cosby Makes Rape Joke

by Aura Bogado on January 9 2015, 10:01AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Freezing Temperatures, Cosby Back on Stage, 9 Measles Cases Linked to Disney Parks

Freezing Temperatures, Cosby Back on Stage, 9 Measles Cases Linked to Disney Parks

by Aura Bogado on January 8 2015, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

FBI Says 'Hate Crime is One Possibility' for Blast Outside NAACP

FBI Says ‘Hate Crime is One Possibility’ for Blast Outside NAACP

by Aura Bogado on January 7 2015, 3:55PM

Agents are “investigating all potential motives at this time.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

'Illegal Immigrant Barbie' is as Bad as it Sounds

‘Illegal Immigrant Barbie’ is as Bad as it Sounds

by Aura Bogado on January 7 2015, 2:29PM

The doll illustrates some of the most offensive myths about undocumented immigrant women.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Bombings in Paris, Sanaa and Colorado Springs, December Job Growth, Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby

Bombings in Paris, Sanaa and Colorado Springs, December Job Growth, Phylicia Rashad Defends Bill Cosby

by Aura Bogado on January 7 2015, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove 'Post-Racial' America Doesn't Exist

19 Photos From 2014 That Prove ‘Post-Racial’ America Doesn’t Exist

by Aura Bogado on December 30 2014, 7:00AM

It’s been a long year full of despair—but there’s also been plenty of hope!

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, History

Hundreds of Los Angeles Lawyers Die-In for Black Lives

Hundreds of Los Angeles Lawyers Die-In for Black Lives

by Aura Bogado on December 18 2014, 1:12PM

They weathered December rain on the superior courthouse steps.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

U.S.-Cuba Relations, Sony Cancels 'The Interview,' New York Bans Fracking

U.S.-Cuba Relations, Sony Cancels ‘The Interview,’ New York Bans Fracking

by Aura Bogado on December 18 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Cuban Prisoner Swap, State Department Made Decisions on Sony's 'The Interview,' Instagram's New Filters

Cuban Prisoner Swap, State Department Made Decisions on Sony’s ‘The Interview,’ Instagram’s New Filters

by Aura Bogado on December 17 2014, 9:51AM

Some of this morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Pakistan School Attack, Skype Translator, Greenland's Vanishing Ice Sheet

Pakistan School Attack, Skype Translator, Greenland’s Vanishing Ice Sheet

by Aura Bogado on December 16 2014, 9:51AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

LIVE: Watch Protesters Shut Down the Oakland Police Department

by Aura Bogado on December 15 2014, 11:59AM

Demonstrators have chained themselves to the entrance of the station.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Sydney Hostage Standoff, Massive Protests Continue, Cosby Breaks Silence

Sydney Hostage Standoff, Massive Protests Continue, Cosby Breaks Silence

by Aura Bogado on December 15 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Three Takeaways from Remezcla's Best of 2014 Lists

Three Takeaways from Remezcla’s Best of 2014 Lists

by Aura Bogado on December 12 2014, 2:22PM

From hilarious music trends to gorgeous Instagram accounts, Remezcla’s got Latino 2014 covered.

Topics: Culture, /NOW

House Avoids Shutdown, Fed Approves Pot on Reservations, Mumps Spreads Through NHL

House Avoids Shutdown, Fed Approves Pot on Reservations, Mumps Spreads Through NHL

by Aura Bogado on December 12 2014, 10:28AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Torture Report Reactions, USAid Infiltrates Cuban Hip-Hop, TIME's Person of the Year

Torture Report Reactions, USAid Infiltrates Cuban Hip-Hop, TIME’s Person of the Year

by Aura Bogado on December 11 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines (including a really cute tiny dinosaur!)

Topics: /NOW

What Obama's Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

What Obama’s Immigration Action Means for the Rio Grande Valley

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2014, 12:00PM

Activists say increased security on and near the border results in humiliation, wage theft and even death.

Topics: Obama Immigration Order

Torture Report, Pirate Bay Offline, Laughing Gas for Depression

Torture Report, Pirate Bay Offline, Laughing Gas for Depression

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Torture Report, #ShutItDown Continues, 'Selma' Makes AFI's Top 2014 Films List

Torture Report, #ShutItDown Continues, ‘Selma’ Makes AFI’s Top 2014 Films List

by Aura Bogado on December 9 2014, 8:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW