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Former Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford Speaks Out about Steven Reed’s Election

Former Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford can appreciate Steven Reed’s election as the first black mayor in Montgomery’s history. That’s because Ford was elected Tuskegee’s first black mayor in 1972. He went on to serve eight non-consecutive terms leading his city. Ford said it was only a matter of time before Montgomery voters elected a black mayor. He believes Reed will…

Ford Asks for Clarification on Victoryland Case

Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford held a public press conference Thursday in front of the U.S. Federal Court Building on the status of Victoryland’s reopening. Ford is delivering a letter to Attorney General Luther Strange and Governor Robert Bentley, asking for them to clarify the State’s position on electronic gambling machines. Ford asked U.S. Attorney George Beck to write the letter. Beck…