Ford's First Black Female Car Designer receives presidential recognition

Emeline King was Ford's first Black woman designer - hired in 1983. She also worked on the 1989 Thunderbird - the wheel program, and the 2000 Thunderbird, and designed European cars. It was a dream she had had since she was a little girl, when her dad - Earnest King - a fabrication specialist at Ford, took her to the company Christmas party at the Design Center. Now King is receiving recognition -- the 2024 Presidential Lifetime Achievement Gold Award under the administration of President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Kamala Haris on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at 3:30 pm at Burton Manor Center. She talks to Fox 2's Bre Teamer about her recent accomplishment.

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