Black continues to become popular worldwide as China names its first Black athlete in national sports, volleyball player Ding Hui, according to TheTimes.com. Hui’s father is South African and his mother is Chinese, making him one of very few brown faces in China let alone in Chinese professional sports. The 19-year old defender is expected to be a key ingredient to the country’s goal of gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.–CJ
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