Boyd contacted the college and tried to get the issue taken care of, but was unsuccessful. Letters from two attorneys, including Mignott, also didn’t help. Mignott said she and Boyd had no other choice but to file a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court.
“I really feel disappointed in Morehouse as far as the administration is concerned,” Boyd told Channel 2 Action News.
Mignott said a court date for Boyd’s case has been set for October. The college has countersued Boyd and wants the diploma returned, Mignott said.
“They could avoid a jury trial by calling and saying, ‘Hey, we need to resolve this,’ ” Mignott said.
Morehouse did not respond to a phone call or email from Channel 2, nor a late email from the AJC regarding the lawsuits.