Tag: D.c.

Michelle Obama Surprises D.C. High School Students

Former First Lady Michelle Obama surprised a group of 14 students in Southeast Washington with a visit last week. At Ballou STAY, an alternative high school, the students were told Antwan Wilson, the new chancellor of D.C. public schools, would be their special guest Tuesday. However, Obama walked into the…

Black Student Forcibly Detained by D.C. Police Sues for $11 Million

By Sheryl Estrada Jason Goolsby, a Washington, D.C., college student who was forcibly detained by police because he made a white woman feel “uncomfortable” while using an ATM last October, is suing the District for $1 million in compensatory damages and $10 million in punitive damages. According to Goolsby’s lawsuit,…

Police Body Cam Footage Possibly Going Public in D.C.

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser of Washington, D.C., has proposed a plan that would make most police body cam video footage available to the public. Exceptions would be made for videos taken in places that are considered private and where people expect privacy (particularly video taken indoors), both of which would…