Roundtable: Al-Qaida Calls Obama A 'House Negro'

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Ayman al-Zawahri, Al-Qaida's second in command, has released a video apparently condemning President-elect Barack Obama as a "House Negro."

Plus, African Americans turned out in record numbers to vote in the 2008 presidential election, but will blacks in Georgia return for an upcoming U.S. Senate run-off?

Farai Chideya discusses these stories and more with bloggers Shaun King of Shaun in the City, Kimberly Coleman of Sista Girl Speaks Up, and Harry Allen of Media Assassin.

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