Roundtable: Obama's Impact On Black Achievement

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New findings suggest President Obama is positively influencing black students' performance on standardized tests.

Plus, the first lady says she thinks two new dolls named after her daughters, Sasha and Malia, are "inappropriate."

And what chances do this year's black Oscar nominees have of winning?

Tony Cox speaks with Ron Scott of the Detroit News; Kimberly Coleman of Sista Girl Speaks Up; and Chris Rabb of Afro-Netizen.



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