Tag: Metropolitan Police Department

Tweets on Black, Latina Girls Missing in D.C. Cause Public Outcry

In cities across the country, hundreds of youth, particularly young people of color, are reported missing each year. Recent news about teens going missing in Washington, D.C., has garnered local and national attention and concern. This month, the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) has been using social media to bring public…

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,…