Novela shows the racism practiced by whites and among blacks: Interracial romance of ‘O Outro Lado do Paraíso’ discusses different practices of discrimination

You get racialized sexism, the marginalization of Black men, and white male saviorism in those novellas. That’s how I see them in both Brazil and the US. They pair Black women with White men, not with Black men and it’s disturbing and bothersome to me.

Black Women of Brazil

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Note from BW of Brazil: Such a simplistic analysis of what’s going on in this novela. But, in reality, I don’t expect much when the topic is Globo TV novelas, racism and interracial relationships, if the writer doesn’t have a background in studying racial issues from a more critical perspective. The article below doesn’t really delve too deep into the messages embedded in this novela that it is supposed to be reviewing. But then again, nowadays we are dealing with a new form of racism, a sort of “Racism 2.0” that the untrained eye won’t catch. Let’s see how the article below deals with the issue first…

novelaooutro Telma Souza, Caio Paduan and Erika Januza are part of the cast of the Globo novela ‘O Outro Lado do Paraíso’

Novela shows the racism practiced by whites and among blacks

Interracial Romance of O Outro Lado do Paraíso discusses different practices of…

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