Councilor uses racist term during session at the SP Chamber: ‘Black with a white soul’ – Prime Time Zone


After negative reactions, Faria de Sá (PP) apologized for what had happened; statement was made during the plenary session this Monday, 12

Reproduction/ Facebook @Arnaldo Faria de SáAfter statements, councilor apologized at the session

the councilor Faria de Sa (PP) committed an act of racism during the plenary session of the São Paulo City Council this Monday, 12. The statement took place while the parliamentarian was talking about the former mayor Celso Pitta in a discussion about an urban intervention project in the capital. “I worried about a black man, who was Pitta, the mayor of the capital, who was chased away, was being attacked, vilified. And I defeated the impeachment, he took his term to the end. I was worried about a real black man, a black man with a white soul as people are used to saying, we can’t be worried about not being worried about everyone,” he said. The speech generated reactions within the House. THE PSOL Feminist Bench he stated that he will file a complaint with the City Council Internal Affairs for breach of decorum and will carry out a criminal representation against Sá in the Special Group for Combating Racial Crimes and Intolerance – GECRADI of the Public Ministry of São Paulo (MPSP). After criticism from colleagues in the plenary, Sá apologized for the statement. “I messed up. I don’t want to argue with anyone, I want to humbly apologize,” he said.