08/21/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Discusses Achievement Gap With Black Press

With all the unique challenges facing African-Americans, identifying just one problem as our most fundamental issue sounds like the beginning of a long, nuanced conversation. It's not so complicated, however, for President Barack Obama. In a recent media roundtable with African-American reporters, he easily cited education as the most important issue for the Black community.

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