Brazilian novela “Lado a Lado” wins Emmy Award; series portrayed the situation of blacks after the abolition of slavery

Black Women of Brazil

The Globo TV novela "Lado a Lado" featuring Camila Pitanga (left), Zezé Barbosa (center) and Lázaro Ramos won the 2013 Emmy Award for best novela The Globo TV novela “Lado a Lado” featuring Camila Pitanga (left), Zezé Barbosa (center) and Lázaro Ramos won the 2013 Emmy Award for best novela

Note from BW of Brazil:Recently here at BW of Brazil, we presented the news that FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) had rejected the suggestion of actors Lázaro Ramos and Camila Pitanga to act as hosts of the ceremonial Final Draw of World Cup teams to take place next month in Bahia. As the duo was replaced by a couple both from the primarily white region of southern Brazil, the internet was abuzz about another apparent racial slight in regards to the Afro-Brazilian population. While the news must have been disappointing, Ramos and Pitanga didn’t have to wallow in this news for very long as they received news of a great international victory very shortly thereafter. Check out the story below.

Glovo TV's "Lado a Lado" Globo TV’s…

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