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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.

Sebelius Resigns, White Men on Late Night and Google Glass Sale

Sebelius Resigns, White Men on Late Night and Google Glass Sale

by Aura Bogado on April 11 2014, 9:56AM

Here’s some of what I’m reading up on this Friday morning.

Topics: /NOW

Resetting Passwords, Hercules Gifs and Derrick Gordon Comes Out

Resetting Passwords, Hercules Gifs and Derrick Gordon Comes Out

by Aura Bogado on April 10 2014, 9:54AM

Here’s what I’m reading about this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Pa. School Stabbings, Heartbleed Bug and Traveling Sneezes

Pa. School Stabbings, Heartbleed Bug and Traveling Sneezes

by Aura Bogado on April 9 2014, 9:58AM

Here’s what I’m reading about this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Hunger Striking at the White House

Hunger Striking at the White House

by Aura Bogado on April 8 2014, 4:19PM

The strike against immigrant detentions and deportations will continue indefinitely.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

More Trouble in Ukraine, Sharpton: FBI Informant and UConn's Starved Athlete

More Trouble in Ukraine, Sharpton: FBI Informant and UConn’s Starved Athlete

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

Here’s some of what I’m reading this morning.

Topics: /NOW

UCSB Riot, Walters to Leave The View and Moondust Gear

UCSB Riot, Walters to Leave The View and Moondust Gear

by Aura Bogado on April 7 2014, 9:59AM

Here’s some of what I’m reading up on today.

Topics: /NOW

How Children's Books Fuel Mascot Stereotypes

How Children’s Books Fuel Mascot Stereotypes

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

Are good children’s books about Natives really that hard to find?

Topics: Arts & Culture

García Márquez Hospitalized, Obama Selfie and Hummingbirds

García Márquez Hospitalized, Obama Selfie and Hummingbirds

by Aura Bogado on April 4 2014, 9:55AM

After a three-day retreat, here’s some of what I’m reading about this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Climate Change, Obamacare Deadline and Final Four

Climate Change, Obamacare Deadline and Final Four

by Aura Bogado on March 31 2014, 9:50AM

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning.

Topics: /NOW

More Trouble for Dan Snyder's Foundation

More Trouble for Dan Snyder’s Foundation

by Aura Bogado on March 28 2014, 1:48PM

Foundation’s CEO took nearly $1 million to recruit just 22 Natives for law enforcement positions in Indian Country.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Texas Abortion Law, #CancelColbert and Combat Dolphins

Texas Abortion Law, #CancelColbert and Combat Dolphins

by Aura Bogado on March 28 2014, 9:58AM

Here’s some of what I’m reading this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Obama at the Vatican, Wu Tang's Art and a Dwarf Planet

Obama at the Vatican, Wu Tang’s Art and a Dwarf Planet

by Aura Bogado on March 27 2014, 9:58AM

Here’s what I’ve been reading up on this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

Undocumented Activists Seek Meeting with Obama

by Aura Bogado on March 26 2014, 10:57AM

Many remain skeptical that immigration enforcement will change.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Flight MH 370, Lollapalooza and Hep C Pills

Flight MH 370, Lollapalooza and Hep C Pills

by Aura Bogado on March 26 2014, 9:58AM

Here’s what I’m reading about this morning.

Topics: /NOW

NSA Overhaul, Madoff Five and Spacesuits

NSA Overhaul, Madoff Five and Spacesuits

by Aura Bogado on March 25 2014, 9:54AM

Here’s some of what I’m reading about this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Undocumented Immigrants Block Alabama Detention Center

Undocumented Immigrants Block Alabama Detention Center

by Aura Bogado on March 24 2014, 4:32PM

The seven were arrested.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Black Preschoolers Suspended More Than White Preschoolers

Black Preschoolers Suspended More Than White Preschoolers

by Aura Bogado on March 21 2014, 12:19PM

Yes, preschoolers.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

Immigrant Detainees Enter Third Week of Hunger Strike

by Aura Bogado on March 20 2014, 7:00AM

Detainees in Texas are now joining those in Washington hunger striking for justice.

Topics: Deportation, Immigration

'Vanishing Pearls' in Theaters Soon

‘Vanishing Pearls’ in Theaters Soon

by Aura Bogado on March 19 2014, 2:18PM

The documentary tells the story of Louisiana’s black oystermen following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done 'More Humanely'

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done ‘More Humanely’

by Aura Bogado on March 14 2014, 12:22PM

The president orders a review. Is that enough?

Topics: Deportation, Immigration, /NOW