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.

Native Americans Say Facebook Is Accusing Them of Using Fake Names

Native Americans Say Facebook Is Accusing Them of Using Fake Names

by Aura Bogado on February 9 2015, 8:10AM

Facebook is shutting down Natives’ accounts until they submit ID proving that they’re using their real names.

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW

Employment Spike, Gap Booted Off Tinder, Promising Ebola Drug

Employment Spike, Gap Booted Off Tinder, Promising Ebola Drug

by Aura Bogado on February 6 2015, 9:46AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Jordan Vows Revenge, Anthem Insurance Hack, Serena's Return to Indian Wells

Jordan Vows Revenge, Anthem Insurance Hack, Serena’s Return to Indian Wells

by Aura Bogado on February 5 2015, 9:51AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

New York Train Crash, Taiwan Plane Crash [VIDEO], NASA Headed to Europa

New York Train Crash, Taiwan Plane Crash [VIDEO], NASA Headed to Europa

by Aura Bogado on February 4 2015, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Measles and Politics, $150K Raised for Detroit Walker, Tackling Herbal Supplements

Measles and Politics, $150K Raised for Detroit Walker, Tackling Herbal Supplements

by Aura Bogado on February 3 2015, 9:43AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Activists Challenge Santa Barbara Newspaper's Use of the I-Word

Activists Challenge Santa Barbara Newspaper’s Use of the I-Word

by Aura Bogado on February 2 2015, 11:00AM

Racist headlines have compelled activists to call for a boycott of one of California’s oldest papers.

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Patriots Surprise Win, Groundhog Day, Measles Continue to Spread

Patriots Surprise Win, Groundhog Day, Measles Continue to Spread

by Aura Bogado on February 2 2015, 9:44AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Senate Approves Keystone XL, Suge Knight Held on Murder Charge, GMO Mosquitos

Senate Approves Keystone XL, Suge Knight Held on Murder Charge, GMO Mosquitos

by Aura Bogado on January 30 2015, 9:52AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Marshawn Lynch: 'You All Shove Cameras and Microphones Down My Throat'

Marshawn Lynch: ‘You All Shove Cameras and Microphones Down My Throat’

by Aura Bogado on January 29 2015, 1:57PM

Lynch turns the table on the media’s obsession with him.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Flight MH370: Accident, Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial, Bill Gates on Reddit

Flight MH370: Accident, Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial, Bill Gates on Reddit

by Aura Bogado on January 29 2015, 9:46AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Jordan-IS Prisoner Swap, Marissa Alexander Leaves Prison, Measles Outbreak

Jordan-IS Prisoner Swap, Marissa Alexander Leaves Prison, Measles Outbreak

by Aura Bogado on January 28 2015, 9:53AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Winter Storm Juno, Cosby Accused Yet Again, Benadryl Linked to Dementia

Winter Storm Juno, Cosby Accused Yet Again, Benadryl Linked to Dementia

by Aura Bogado on January 27 2015, 9:45AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Winter Storm Juno, Syriza Takes Greece, SAG Awards

Winter Storm Juno, Syriza Takes Greece, SAG Awards

by Aura Bogado on January 26 2015, 10:27AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Saudi Arabia's Changes at the Throne, Rubio 2016, East Coast Prepares for Winter Storm

Saudi Arabia’s Changes at the Throne, Rubio 2016, East Coast Prepares for Winter Storm

by Aura Bogado on January 23 2015, 9:50AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Romney and Bush to Meet, Darren Wilson Dodges DOJ Charges, Sundance Kicks Off

Romney and Bush to Meet, Darren Wilson Dodges DOJ Charges, Sundance Kicks Off

by Aura Bogado on January 22 2015, 9:45AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Clergy Stage a Die-in at Congressional Cafeteria for Black Lives Matter

Clergy Stage a Die-in at Congressional Cafeteria for Black Lives Matter

by Aura Bogado on January 21 2015, 3:04PM

Participants disrupted a busy lunch hour at the nation’s Capitol.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Spanish Language Version of the SOTU is Unbelievably Bad

The Spanish Language Version of the SOTU is Unbelievably Bad

by Aura Bogado on January 21 2015, 2:21PM

¿Sí se puede? More like ¡No Se Puede!

Topics: Media, /NOW

State of the Union, 'Guantanamo Diary,' Sitting Kills You

State of the Union, ‘Guantanamo Diary,’ Sitting Kills You

by Aura Bogado on January 21 2015, 9:49AM

Some of the morning headlines

Topics: /NOW

ICYMI: Alex Rivera Talks People of Color and Sci-Fi Futures

ICYMI: Alex Rivera Talks People of Color and Sci-Fi Futures

by Aura Bogado on January 20 2015, 5:17PM

“If the country you live in calls you and your family aliens, you better come with some science fiction.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

ISIS Hostages, Obama Prepares for State of the Union, RIP A$AP Yams

ISIS Hostages, Obama Prepares for State of the Union, RIP A$AP Yams

by Aura Bogado on January 20 2015, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW