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Poesia e periferia

  • Paulo Dutra University of New Mexico
Keywords: Rap, Rapper Azul, Juliana Sankofa, Literatura periférica, Signifyin(g).


Even today, when they are regaining more space in the media it remains a practice to assume that the lack of publications by women in general is a result of an alleged inactivity on their part instead of the existence of a system that controls and reduces the possibilities for them to gain access to privileged spaces. In the case of afro-Brazilian women the issue is exponentially complicated due to the legacies of slavery and racism. However, the absence of publications is not proof of idleness or meager artistic value. Women always produced artistic texts, even if they did not reach an established public.