Aura Bogado

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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.

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Watch Ms. Lauryn Hill Perform Nina Simone’s 'Feeling Good.' Do it Now.

by Aura Bogado on Jul 31, 2015 3:44PM


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This Website Lets You Cast Your Vote on the Drake-Meek Mill Beef

by Aura Bogado on Jul 31, 2015 10:37AM

Is it weighing heavy on your caaanscience?

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Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise, Viral Coca-Cola Infographic, Blue Moon Tonight

by Aura Bogado on Jul 31, 2015 9:50AM

Some of Friday's big stories

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New Details in DuBose Killing, MH370 Debris, Blue Moon Friday

by Aura Bogado on Jul 30, 2015 9:56AM

Some of Thursday's big stories

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Mullah Omar Rumors, Eurochannel Crossing, Fed Statement

by Aura Bogado on Jul 29, 2015 9:55AM

Some of Wednesday's big stories

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The Sandra Bland tribute mural restored by activists at Tech Wall in Ottawa

Activists Restore Sandra Bland Mural in Ottawa Defaced With ‘All Lives Matter’

by Aura Bogado on Jul 28, 2015 3:14PM

The sanctioned graffiti space on which the mural appears is now contested territory.

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Obama on Power, Volkswagen Becomes Biggest Carmaker, 'I Am Cait' Premiere

by Aura Bogado on Jul 28, 2015 9:57AM

Some of Tuesday's big stories

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Lafayette Theater Shooting, Anthem to Acquire Cigna, Uber's Free Ice Cream Delivery

by Aura Bogado on Jul 24, 2015 9:53AM

Some of Friday's big stories

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Obama Heads to Kenya, Sandra Bland Voicemail, Promising Alzheimer's Drug

by Aura Bogado on Jul 23, 2015 10:13AM

Some of Thursday's big stories.

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Suspicious Sandra Bland Arrest Video, Car Hacking, Pluto's Icy Mountains

by Aura Bogado on Jul 22, 2015 10:00AM

Some of Wednesday's big stories

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