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ROSENZVIT, Dana. Chronicle of a silenced death. Racism and invisibility in the murder of Massar Ba. Tla-melaua [online]. 2018, vol.12, n.44, pp.242-259. ISSN 2594-0716.

The objective of this article is to show how racism works in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, which allows the political production of nuda vida, and the consolidation of a necro political regime in which lives seem to be disposable. The role of the State, the media and society is analyzed in the murder of Massar Ba, who was beaten to death and left in the middle of the street sometime between March 6 and March 7, 2016. This homicide can be classified as a political assassination and typological that confronts us with the darkest side of our society and the language that supports it.

Palabras llave : Racism; colonialism of power; Senegalese immigration; necro politics.

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