Up for discussion, Barack Obama travels to Iraq for on-the-ground assessments; the oldest black sorority gets a Barbie doll for its 100th birthday, and Michelle Obama tries her hand at blogging.

Joining me the conversation were Robert Redding of ReddingNewsReview.com and Patrice Elizabeth Grell Yursik of AfroBella.com with host Farai Chideya.

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