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This Week In Black History February 1 – 7, 2023

  JANET JACKSON WARDROBE MALFUNCTION February 1 1902—Langston Hughes, one of Black America’s greatest poets, is born in Joplin, Miss. He came to fame during the 1920s period of African American cultural expression known as the Harlem Renaissance. Before his death in 1967, he wrote 15 collections of poetry, two autobiographies and several children’s books. … Continued The post This Week In Black History February 1 – 7, 2023 appeared first on Atlanta Daily World.

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Rivian Has More Bad News as It Cuts Costs

Rivian  (RIVN) – Get Free Report can not catch a break. The electric vehicle manufacturer is letting go of 6% of its workforce to cut back on costs as the company failed to meet production goals. Preserving cash has become a priority for the EV company who has faced a year of tough losses including the shrinking of its market cap. CEO RJ Scaringe said Rivian’s focus on efficiency needs to be a “core objective,” according to an email that employees received

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Hyundai supplier plans $76M Georgia plant, hiring 500

A Hyundai Motor Group supplier announced Wednesday that it will invest $76 million in a new plant near Savannah to manufacture parts for the automaker’s upcoming in plant in nearby Ellabell, hiring more than 500 workers. Seoyon E-HWA said it will build the plant to make interior and exterior parts including door trim, headlining and tailgate trim. The company plans to begin production in October 2024. The company already has a plant with 630 employees

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Warnock, deal-maker yet party loyalist, settles into Senate

Newly reelected Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia is promising to use his first full term to cut deals where possible with Republicans and deliver for his home state. But he’s adding a new role: unapologetic supporter of President Joe Biden. Warnock, who tried to avoid mention of Biden during his hard-fought campaign last year against Republican Herschel Walker, said he looks forward to supporting Biden if the president runs, as he has indicated he will, for a second term

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Plant Vogtle is almost complete — time to celebrate?

By Guest Columnist PATTY DURAND, president and founder of Cool Planet Solutions and a candidate for the Georgia Public Service Commission District 2. As spring approaches, so does the in-service date for Plant Vogtle’s Unit 3, the first of two nuclear reactors under construction in Georgia, and the only nuclear plant under construction in the SaportaReport Read More