When Mason, Tennessee, faced losing its ability to govern its own finances in a fight with white state officials earlier this year, doing so brought a
The company’s Blue Oval City investment could transform a struggling, Black-majority rural town — if state officials don’t get in the way.
A Tennessee judge has declined to halt the state’s financial takeover of a majority-Black town near the site of a planned Ford pickup truck factory.
Ford Motor Company is expected to build a new electric vehicle plant nearby.
Attorneys representing a majority-Black Tennessee town are hoping to stop a state takeover of the town's finances.