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.

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

Las Vegas Shooting, Audra McDonald's Tony Speech and the First Vine from Space

Las Vegas Shooting, Audra McDonald’s Tony Speech and the First Vine from Space

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

What I’m catching up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Connecticut Considers Transfer of Transgender Teen Held in Adult Prison

Connecticut Considers Transfer of Transgender Teen Held in Adult Prison

by Aura Bogado on June 6 2014, 2:03PM

But her future remains uncertain.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

D-Day Anniversary, Vodaphone Tapping and Beastie Boys Win Lawsuit

D-Day Anniversary, Vodaphone Tapping and Beastie Boys Win Lawsuit

by Aura Bogado on June 6 2014, 10:02AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Canadian Shooting, RIP Chester Nez, and Free Donuts

Canadian Shooting, RIP Chester Nez, and Free Donuts

by Aura Bogado on June 5 2014, 9:41AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Bergdahl Release Video, Instagram 6.0 and the Secrets of Koala Tree Hugging

Bergdahl Release Video, Instagram 6.0 and the Secrets of Koala Tree Hugging

by Aura Bogado on June 4 2014, 10:00AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Syria's 'Election,' Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage and RiRi's Dress

Syria’s ‘Election,’ Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage and RiRi’s Dress

by Aura Bogado on June 3 2014, 9:58AM

What’s I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Connecticut Holds Transgender Girl in Adult Prison

Connecticut Holds Transgender Girl in Adult Prison

by Aura Bogado on June 3 2014, 7:00AM

“Jane Doe” has never been criminally charged or convicted. So why has she been behind bars since April 8?

Topics: Criminal Justice

White GOP Candidate Changes Name to Cesar Chavez in Arizona Race

White GOP Candidate Changes Name to Cesar Chavez in Arizona Race

by Aura Bogado on June 2 2014, 4:24PM

He switched parties, too.

Topics: /NOW, Society

RIP Yuri Kochiyama, EPA on Polluting Power Plants and Benefits of Bilingualism

RIP Yuri Kochiyama, EPA on Polluting Power Plants and Benefits of Bilingualism

by Aura Bogado on June 2 2014, 9:50AM

What I’m catching up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

New Clippers Owner, Fallout over Spelling Bee, and Measles Spreading

New Clippers Owner, Fallout over Spelling Bee, and Measles Spreading

by Aura Bogado on May 30 2014, 10:00AM

What I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Snowden Interview, Lavar Burton Raises $1.6 Million, and Heavy Hacking

Snowden Interview, Lavar Burton Raises $1.6 Million, and Heavy Hacking

by Aura Bogado on May 29 2014, 9:56AM

Here’s what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

RIP Maya Angelou, Obama on Foreign Policy and French Police Raid Immigrant Camp

RIP Maya Angelou, Obama on Foreign Policy and French Police Raid Immigrant Camp

by Aura Bogado on May 28 2014, 9:53AM

Here’s what I’m reading up on this Wednesday morning

Topics: /NOW

Woman Sues After Baby Dies Following Delivery in Solitary

Woman Sues After Baby Dies Following Delivery in Solitary

by Aura Bogado on May 27 2014, 2:38PM

This is what the war on drugs looks like.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

Immigrant Detainees Work for a Dollar a Day

by Aura Bogado on May 27 2014, 12:41PM

Hard work, low pay and threats of solitary confinement

Topics: Immigration, /NOW