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.

Keystone Vote in Senate, Bob Marley Brand Weed, Cosby Rape Joke

Keystone Vote in Senate, Bob Marley Brand Weed, Cosby Rape Joke

by Aura Bogado on November 18 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Watch: Darren Wilson Arrests Man for Recording Him

Watch: Darren Wilson Arrests Man for Recording Him

by Aura Bogado on November 17 2014, 10:59AM

‘I’m gonna lock your ass up’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Doctor Dies of Ebola in Nebraska, DEA Raids NFL, Norovirus Aboard Princess Cruise Ship

Doctor Dies of Ebola in Nebraska, DEA Raids NFL, Norovirus Aboard Princess Cruise Ship

by Aura Bogado on November 17 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Remezcla’s New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 5:32PM

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Five Things You Need to Know About Obama's Immigration Plan

Five Things You Need to Know About Obama’s Immigration Plan

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 2:45PM

Will it mean another government shutdown?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DHS Sued to Stop Deportations

DHS Sued to Stop Deportations

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 12:38PM

The suit seeks to expand deferred action for more immigrants

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S.-China Climate Deal, 'Selma' Reviews, Fukushima Radiation Off California Coast

U.S.-China Climate Deal, ‘Selma’ Reviews, Fukushima Radiation Off California Coast

by Aura Bogado on November 12 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

'Illegal Pete's' to Keep Name Despite Criticism

‘Illegal Pete’s’ to Keep Name Despite Criticism

by Aura Bogado on November 11 2014, 4:08PM

The new location is set to open Thursday.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Society

South Korea Ferry Captain Sentenced to 36 Years, Mayo Lawsuit, #CosbyMeme

South Korea Ferry Captain Sentenced to 36 Years, Mayo Lawsuit, #CosbyMeme

by Aura Bogado on November 11 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Sterlin Harjo Explains Why He Makes Films About Poor Indians

Sterlin Harjo Explains Why He Makes Films About Poor Indians

by Aura Bogado on November 10 2014, 2:20PM

‘I’m doing this for something better than just money.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs

Boko Haram Suspected in Suicide Bombing, AA Attendants Reject Contract, 'Dolphin Smooth'

Boko Haram Suspected in Suicide Bombing, AA Attendants Reject Contract, ‘Dolphin Smooth’

by Aura Bogado on November 10 2014, 10:01AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Watch the Trailer for 'Selma'

Watch the Trailer for ‘Selma’

by Aura Bogado on November 7 2014, 1:18PM

The film opens nationwide January 9

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Jobless Rates Drop to Six-Year Low, Obama Writes to Khamenei, Stevie Wonder on Tour

Jobless Rates Drop to Six-Year Low, Obama Writes to Khamenei, Stevie Wonder on Tour

by Aura Bogado on November 7 2014, 10:08AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Facing Race Spotlight: Labor Activist Cristina Tzintzún

Facing Race Spotlight: Labor Activist Cristina Tzintzún

by Aura Bogado on November 7 2014, 7:00AM

The leader of the Austin-based Workers Defense Project on winning battles for construction workers who are mostly undocumented Latinos.

Topics: Facing Race 2014, Politics

G.O.P. Agenda, Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Found Alive, Colon Cancer Rising for Young Adults

G.O.P. Agenda, Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Found Alive, Colon Cancer Rising for Young Adults

by Aura Bogado on November 6 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

G.O.P. Takes the Senate--and a Lot More

G.O.P. Takes the Senate—and a Lot More

by Aura Bogado on November 5 2014, 3:20PM

Dems lost big in Senate, House and governors’ races.

Topics: /NOW

G.O.P. Takes Senate, Amnesty Accuses Israel of War Crimes, Skin Tone-Changing Emoji

G.O.P. Takes Senate, Amnesty Accuses Israel of War Crimes, Skin Tone-Changing Emoji

by Aura Bogado on November 5 2014, 10:14AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Election Day, Mexican Mayor Arrested, Nasal Spray Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise

Election Day, Mexican Mayor Arrested, Nasal Spray Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise

by Aura Bogado on November 4 2014, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Ferguson's No-Fly Zone Created to Keep Media Out, Prince on SNL, Baby Robot Penguin

Ferguson’s No-Fly Zone Created to Keep Media Out, Prince on SNL, Baby Robot Penguin

by Aura Bogado on November 3 2014, 10:02AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Peshmerga Fighters in Syria, Zuckerberg Answers Your Questions, Dead Galaxies' Ghost Light

Peshmerga Fighters in Syria, Zuckerberg Answers Your Questions, Dead Galaxies’ Ghost Light

by Aura Bogado on October 31 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW