LAPD Arrests Black Man for Enjoying a Cone of Ice Cream

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department is facing another round of vocal criticism this week, after its SWAT team arrested a man who was, reportedly, doing nothing but enjoying a cone of cookie dough ice cream on a pleasant spring day. Steven Mills, 43, an African-American resident of Los Angeles, was apprehended on Sunset Boulevard Wednesday afternoon, and was charged…

Congressional Candidate Deemed Racist After “Black Friend” Refuses to Defend Him

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BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota electoral politics are not known for their sprawling diversity, but race has recently taken a front seat in the state’s lone congressional battle. During a town hall debate Monday with Democratic challenger Tim Bennet, Republican candidate Roy McCanlis struggled to explain how his policies would lead to a more inclusive North Dakota. “That is a great question,”…