Category: Black Coffee

Javae Coffee Helps Grow a Black Audience For Haitian-Grown Coffees

A five-year-old coffee importing and roasting company called Javae Coffee has become an advocate both for Black people who grow coffee and for a broader consumer base of Black...

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Red Bay Coffee Opens Big Beautiful Flagship Cafe at Oakland HQ

Two years after relocating its headquarters into a three-story, 11,000-square-foot former bank building on a busy corner in Oakland, California, Red Bay Coffee Roasters this month celebrated the opening...

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With a Focus on Uganda, DC-Based Sisters Launch Mutima Coffee

Two sisters born in Uganda and raised in the United States have launched Mutima Coffee, an online retail company offering high-quality coffees grown in the East African country. The...

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Pledging 25% of Profits to Social Justice, BLQK Coffee Launches in LA

A new BIPOC-owned specialty coffee company with a strong social impact commitment called BLQK Coffee has emerged in Los Angeles, focusing on coffees sourced from African countries packaged in...

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Coffee Project New York Launching Scholarships for Black Baristas

Women-owned New York City-based roaster and retailer Coffee Project New York has launched a scholarship program that will provide Specialty Coffee Association-certified training to six Black coffee professionals. With...

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On The Go Jo Coffee is Making Moves in Chicago

True to its name, Chicago-based On the Go Jo Coffee has been keeping one step ahead of the pandemic. The Black women-owned and operated company that made its mark...

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Black Coffee, Lives and Literature at Fulton Street Books & Coffee in Tulsa

Offering a time-honored pairing of two of life’s most splendid stimulants, Onikah Asamoa-Caesar has opened Fulton Street Books & Coffee in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  After serving as a policy advisor...

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