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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Hastert Indictment, Scripps Spelling Bee Tie, Napping Away Racism?

by Aura Bogado on May 29, 2015 9:54AM

Some of Friday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

Obama Wants to Hear Your Questions on Climate Change

by Aura Bogado on May 28, 2015 12:59PM

Use #AskPOTUS to reach the President on Twitter


This is How NYPD Cops Talk About the Execution of a 14-Year-Old Latino

by Aura Bogado on May 28, 2015 12:47PM

 ‘It's a shame the punk kid died but it's no loss to society.’

Topics: /NOW, Criminal Justice

U.S. Military Anthrax Debacle, More Trouble for FIFA, Pataki 2016

by Aura Bogado on May 28, 2015 10:01AM

Some of Thursday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

FIFA Corruption Charges, Houston Flooding, Court Won't Lift Injunction on Immigration Action

by Aura Bogado on May 27, 2015 9:53AM

Some of Wednesday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

Prominent Immigrant Advocate to Lead Clinton’s Latino Outreach

by Aura Bogado on May 20, 2015 11:53AM

News about Lorella Praeli joining the campaign was first announced exclusively on Spanish language media

Topics: /NOW, Immigration

Feds Crack Down on Cancer Charities, Israel Ditches Segregated Bus Plan, Hubble Birthday

by Aura Bogado on May 20, 2015 9:51AM

Some of Wednesday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

Five Racist Ways The New Yorker is Embarrassing Itself

by Aura Bogado on May 19, 2015 11:25AM

Take a thousand seats, Jesse Eisenberg. 

Topics: Blogs List, /NOW, Media, Native Affairs

IS in Ramadi, Clinton E-mails, Housing Starts Surge

by Aura Bogado on May 19, 2015 9:58AM

Some of Tuesday's big stories

Topics: /NOW

Celebrate Malcolm X's Birthday With These 5 Quotes

by Aura Bogado on May 18, 2015 5:02PM

The black revolutionary was born on May 19, 1925.

Topics: /NOW, History, Politics