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Slam poets have been using the spoken word to question politics, express identity, and connect with their audience since the mid-1980s, more than a decade before Aranya Johar was even born. But the 18-year-old performer is already making a big name for herself on the scene — not just in Mumbai, where she lives, but all over the world, as her poignant sets tackling issues like gender and misogyny go viral. In her most recent video, “A Brown Girl’s Guide to Beauty,” Johar lays bare the stereotypes and beauty standards that Indian women face, and her words are as powerful as ever.