BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Former Dunbar High School player and coach Keith Booth has filed a federal lawsuit against his alma mater.
The lawsuit alleged the school scapegoated Booth when he was fired as head basketball coach in February related to an “inappropriate interaction” between two Dunbar students who were under his supervision at the time.READ MORE: Ravens Home Now On Front Line of COVID-19 Battle; M&T Bank Stadium Opens As Latest Maryland Mass Vaccination Site
Booth is suing the City School Board, City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises and Dunbar’s Principal Yetunde Reeves.READ MORE: University Of Maryland College Park Students Are Supposed To Be Sequestering Due To COVID-19. A Student Says They Aren't
A letter was released to the Dunbar community at the time. It said Booth was no longer the school’s coach, and an incident involving two students was under investigation.MORE NEWS: Montgomery County Public Schools Adding Over 300 Electric Buses; Aim To Be All-Electric By 2025
In the lawsuit, Booth’s attorney alleged the letter implied Booth was the one at fault.