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.

Another IS Beheading Video, DNA Exonerates Black Brothers, TBS Cancels CeeLo's Show

Another IS Beheading Video, DNA Exonerates Black Brothers, TBS Cancels CeeLo’s Show

by Aura Bogado on September 3 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Images of Darren Wilson Surface Online

Images of Darren Wilson Surface Online

by Aura Bogado on September 2 2014, 5:30PM

The Internet never forgets.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia, Israeli Land Grab, Cantor Takes Wall Street Job

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia, Israeli Land Grab, Cantor Takes Wall Street Job

by Aura Bogado on September 2 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Obama Suggests He Won’t Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 4:10PM

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 1:12PM

It’s been nine years since Katrina struck the Gulf Coast

Topics: /NOW, Society

3 Million Syrians Displaced, Google Drones, Senegal Confirms First Ebola Case

3 Million Syrians Displaced, Google Drones, Senegal Confirms First Ebola Case

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 9:42AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 5:11PM

“Losing a child is every parent’s greatest fear and an unimaginable loss.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a 'Paramilitary Force'

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a ‘Paramilitary Force’

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 2:40PM

Twenty eighy unarmed migrants have died at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2010—and not one agent has faced criminal charges in the killings. Two months ago, the Border Patrol’s head of internal affairs, James F. Tomsheck,…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 11:36AM

Workers say racial tensions are high at the city work yard.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Ukraine Fears Russian Invasion, Hello Schrödinger's Kitty, Josh Shaw's Suspension

Ukraine Fears Russian Invasion, Hello Schrödinger’s Kitty, Josh Shaw’s Suspension

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 9:52AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

Navajo Kindergartener Told to Cut his Hair, Sent Home on First Day of School

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 4:58PM

Dreadlocks are also prohibited in this West Texas school district

Topics: Native Affairs, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Hours After Brown's Killing, Police in Ferguson Let K-9 Urinate on Memorial Site

Hours After Brown’s Killing, Police in Ferguson Let K-9 Urinate on Memorial Site

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 11:47AM

‘The day brought other indignities for Brown’s family, and the community.’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Gaza Ceasefire, IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation, Kincaid's New Award

Gaza Ceasefire, IMF’s Lagarde Under Investigation, Kincaid’s New Award

by Aura Bogado on August 27 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

Assault Rifles, Humvees and More Go Missing in 184 Police Departments

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 3:07PM

Most police departments aren’t exactly forthcoming about the information

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Leaders Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

Leaders Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 12:49PM

They’re asking for a federal czar to oversee massive changes

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Israel Levels Gazan High-Rises, More Bedbugs in NYC's MTA, 'Diversity' at the Emmys

Israel Levels Gazan High-Rises, More Bedbugs in NYC’s MTA, ‘Diversity’ at the Emmys

by Aura Bogado on August 26 2014, 9:57AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

#HandsUpWalkOut: Students Honor Michael Brown Today

#HandsUpWalkOut: Students Honor Michael Brown Today

by Aura Bogado on August 25 2014, 2:51PM

This is what solidarity looks like.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

This is How Mourners Entered Michael Brown's Funeral Services

This is How Mourners Entered Michael Brown’s Funeral Services

by Aura Bogado on August 25 2014, 12:44PM

Hands up. Don’t shoot.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Watch Live: Michael Brown's Funeral

Watch Live: Michael Brown’s Funeral

by Aura Bogado on August 25 2014, 10:40AM

The services start at 11 a.m. Eastern

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Brown's Family Prepares for Funeral, IS Takes Syrian Airbase, Schimmel's Amazing Pass

Brown’s Family Prepares for Funeral, IS Takes Syrian Airbase, Schimmel’s Amazing Pass

by Aura Bogado on August 25 2014, 9:48AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW