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African-American – News November 4, 2011

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Topeka NAACP head backs Brown Foundation (KCTV5)
The head of the Topeka branch of the NAACP said Thursday that a foundation dedicated to telling the story of the Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case shouldn’t be booted from a National Park site.

Fox Stations to Carry Bounce TV in NY, L.A. (Broadcasting & Cable)
Fox Television’s MyNetworkTV stations in New York and Los Angeles will carry Bounce TV on digital channels, the companies said Thursday.

U.S. Drug Shortage Impacts African Americans Of All Incomes
U.S. Drug Shortage Impacts African Americans Of All Incomes (WTLC-AM Indianapolis)
There are not enough drugs in the nation. Either that, or there are some seriously overmedicated Americans who are running through drugs faster than companies can make them.
Pa. Cafe boss: I made black man cashier, got fired (KNDU)
A white man claims he was fired as manager of a suburban Panera Bread shop for repeatedly having a black man work the cash register instead of putting him in a less visible location and having “pretty young girls” be the cashiers.

Court is next stop for NC’s journey to redraw maps (The Rooster 106.1)
Civil rights, election reform and union groups are planning to file a lawsuit Friday challenging the recently approved boundaries in state court.

Jon Stewart Rips Donald Trump Over Racism, Mocks Ann Coulter: VIDEO (Towleroad)
Yesterday I posted a video of Donald Trump accusing Jon Stewart of racism in a segment about Herman Cain, along with a video of Ann Coulter proclaiming , of African American conservatives, that “Our blacks are better than their blacks.” The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes , Political Humor & Satire Blog , The Daily … (more)