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.

Israel Strikes 400 Sites in Gaza, Germany Beats Brazil 7-1 and Smallpox Found in Old Box

Israel Strikes 400 Sites in Gaza, Germany Beats Brazil 7-1 and Smallpox Found in Old Box

by Aura Bogado on July 9 2014, 10:01AM

Some of what I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW

Israel Prepares Ground Invasion, Recreational Pot in Wash., and Contraceptive Chip

Israel Prepares Ground Invasion, Recreational Pot in Wash., and Contraceptive Chip

by Aura Bogado on July 8 2014, 9:52AM

What I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Meet the Immigrants Helping Immigrants in Murrieta

Meet the Immigrants Helping Immigrants in Murrieta

by Aura Bogado on July 7 2014, 4:24PM

It’s local organizations—and not the federal government—providing food and housing.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Sleep Dealer' Has Been Re-released Digitally

‘Sleep Dealer’ Has Been Re-released Digitally

by Aura Bogado on July 7 2014, 2:43PM

Alex Rivera’s sci-fi film about drones and migrant labor is now available online.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Israeli Strikes on Palestine, Jeh Johnson on Border Crossings, and Madd Mary's 'Eff Iggy'

Israeli Strikes on Palestine, Jeh Johnson on Border Crossings, and Madd Mary’s ‘Eff Iggy’

by Aura Bogado on July 7 2014, 10:04AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

New Jobs Report, Facebook's Sorry Not Sorry and Ebola Death Toll Rises to 476

New Jobs Report, Facebook’s Sorry Not Sorry and Ebola Death Toll Rises to 476

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

What I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Anti-Immigrant Protestors in California Block Federal Buses

Anti-Immigrant Protestors in California Block Federal Buses

by Aura Bogado on July 2 2014, 4:35PM

One counter-protestor, banda singer Lupillo Rivera, was spit on in Murrieta.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Israeli 'Price-Tag' Attacks, Protestors Stop Refugee Children, and Disappearing Litter

Israeli ‘Price-Tag’ Attacks, Protestors Stop Refugee Children, and Disappearing Litter

by Aura Bogado on July 2 2014, 9:49AM

What I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

'Cannibal Cop' Conviction Overturned, BNP's Sanction Busting and Beyoncé's Star Power

‘Cannibal Cop’ Conviction Overturned, BNP’s Sanction Busting and Beyoncé’s Star Power

by Aura Bogado on July 1 2014, 9:42AM

Some of what I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW

Obama to Use Executive Action to Increase Border Enforcement

Obama to Use Executive Action to Increase Border Enforcement

by Aura Bogado on June 30 2014, 3:45PM

The president once again blamed Republicans for not passing comprehensive immigration reform.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Hobby Lobby Ruling, Facebook's Emotional Manipulation and KLM's Racist Tweet

Hobby Lobby Ruling, Facebook’s Emotional Manipulation and KLM’s Racist Tweet

by Aura Bogado on June 30 2014, 9:54AM

Some Monday morning reads

Topics: /NOW

Taking Care of Transgender Elders

Taking Care of Transgender Elders

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

Forty five years after Stonewall, a community pulls together.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Obama Asks for Millions for Syrian Rebels, Barclay's Fraud Scandal and Trans Day of Action

Obama Asks for Millions for Syrian Rebels, Barclay’s Fraud Scandal and Trans Day of Action

by Aura Bogado on June 27 2014, 9:49AM

What I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW

More than 70,000 Parents with U.S.-born Kids Deported in 2013

More than 70,000 Parents with U.S.-born Kids Deported in 2013

by Aura Bogado on June 26 2014, 11:45AM

Families continue to be torn apart

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

New MH370 Theory, On the Run Set List and a Trio of Black Holes

New MH370 Theory, On the Run Set List and a Trio of Black Holes

by Aura Bogado on June 26 2014, 10:01AM

What I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW

Ukraine Signs EU Trade Deal, No-Fly List Ruled Unconstitutional and Suárez Takes a Bite

Ukraine Signs EU Trade Deal, No-Fly List Ruled Unconstitutional and Suárez Takes a Bite

by Aura Bogado on June 25 2014, 10:03AM

What I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

A Day in the Shop [Photos] Photo

A Day in the Shop [Photos]

by Aura Bogado on June 25 2014, 7:00AM

Aura Bogado chronicles the work of young men training to become automotive technicians—the kinds of jobs that can lift their families out of poverty.

Topics: Economy, Life Cycles of Inequity

Neo-Nazis, Blackface and Homophobia at the World Cup

Neo-Nazis, Blackface and Homophobia at the World Cup

by Aura Bogado on June 23 2014, 1:45PM

Not a good look.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Kerry in Baghdad, Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced and U.S. Ties at World Cup

Kerry in Baghdad, Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced and U.S. Ties at World Cup

by Aura Bogado on June 23 2014, 9:53AM

What I’m reading up on this Monday morning

Topics: /NOW

Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After 'Suspicious' Death

Friends Raise Funds to Honor Undocumented Trans Activist After ‘Suspicious’ Death

by Aura Bogado on June 20 2014, 2:41PM

The cause of Zoraida Reyes’s death has yet to be determined.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW