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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.

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

Protests Continue, Delhi Bans Uber, Mark Wahlberg Wants Racially-Fueled Crimes Pardoned

Protests Continue, Delhi Bans Uber, Mark Wahlberg Wants Racially-Fueled Crimes Pardoned

by Aura Bogado on December 8 2014, 9:51AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

223 Arrested in NYC, Grammy Nominations, Cosby Sues Accuser

223 Arrested in NYC, Grammy Nominations, Cosby Sues Accuser

by Aura Bogado on December 5 2014, 9:53AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

More Than 80 #ThisStopsToday Actions Planned Nationwide for Thursday

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 4:11PM

Actions are taking place in 29 states plus the District of Columbia. Here’s where to find them.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

White Phoenix PD Officer Shoots and Kills Unarmed Black Man

White Phoenix PD Officer Shoots and Kills Unarmed Black Man

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 12:12PM

Rumain Brisbon was killed by an unnamed officer Tuesday evening.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

83 Arrested in NYC, Jobless Claims Decline, New Drug May Heal Spinal Cord Injuries

83 Arrested in NYC, Jobless Claims Decline, New Drug May Heal Spinal Cord Injuries

by Aura Bogado on December 4 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

What Obama Says He'll Do About Police Brutality

What Obama Says He’ll Do About Police Brutality

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 4:03PM

The president’s plan leaves activists with questions and doubts.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

No Indictment for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Who Choked Eric Garner to Death

No Indictment for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Who Choked Eric Garner to Death

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 2:43PM

The cop may face further discipline, however.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 1:45PM

Mikki Kendall can tell you.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Cosby Sued for Sexual Battery, NYC Grand Jury Decision, Mike Brown's Stepdad Investigated

Cosby Sued for Sexual Battery, NYC Grand Jury Decision, Mike Brown’s Stepdad Investigated

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Ferguson Walkout Planned, Holiday Sales Down, World AIDS Day

Ferguson Walkout Planned, Holiday Sales Down, World AIDS Day

by Aura Bogado on December 1 2014, 9:55AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 8:57PM

S-Comm has long been blasted as reaching too far. Will PEP-Comm be better?

Topics: /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 3:34PM

One area district closes schools next week ahead of an anticipated decision.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 10:57AM

Parents of U.S. citizen children or legal permanent resident children are eligible.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

Here's How DACA Will Be Expanded Under Obama

Here’s How DACA Will Be Expanded Under Obama

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 9:07AM

The program’s expansion will take 90 days to implement.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

How to Watch President Obama's Immigration Announcement

How to Watch President Obama’s Immigration Announcement

by Aura Bogado on November 20 2014, 1:27PM

CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox won’t be airing it

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

FSU Shooting, Buffalo Braces for More Snow, Jobless Claims Continue to Drop

FSU Shooting, Buffalo Braces for More Snow, Jobless Claims Continue to Drop

by Aura Bogado on November 20 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Order May Give DACA Parents Some Relief

Obama Order May Give DACA Parents Some Relief

by Aura Bogado on November 19 2014, 2:15PM

Insiders say the president will make a primetime announcement on Thursday

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Want to Know When the Wilson Indictment Decision Comes Down?

Want to Know When the Wilson Indictment Decision Comes Down?

by Aura Bogado on November 19 2014, 10:53AM

There’s a doc for that.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW