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Could a Mixed-Race Contestant Become a Chinese Idol?




Saturday, September 26, 2009
In many ways, Lou Jing is a typical young woman from Shanghai. Pretty and confident, she speaks Mandarin heavily accented with the lilting tones of the Shanghai dialect and browses the malls of this huge city for the latest fashions. But there is one thing that distinguishes this 20-year-old from her peers, something that has made her the unwitting focus of an intense public debate about what exactly it means to be Chinese: the color of her skin.
Read the rest of this TIME article here.

2 comments:

Anonymous on: September 26, 2009 at 5:29 PM said...

It wouldn't be as big of an issue if she wasn't brown. If she was half white she would be more readily accepted because most Asians want to be white anyway.

Aqueelah on: February 3, 2011 at 5:39 PM said...

We are EVERYWHERE!A beautiful thing to behold.

 

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