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Onyx Coffee Lab // Public Label: Cxffeeblack
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Onyx Coffee Lab // Public Label: Cxffeeblack

This is the mantra of Cxffeeblack – a Memphis-based venture that was launched by Bartholomew Jones and Renata Henderson. Cxffeeblack is a social enterprise that seeks to reintroduce the black history of coffee into black communities and help reimagine its black future by using revenue generated from apparel, music, events, consulting work, and collaborations to invest in their community; providing opportunities for people of origin to create inspiring work.

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Rabbit Hole Roasters // Iyenga Tanzania
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Rabbit Hole Roasters // Iyenga Tanzania

slept all night in the cedar grove,i was born to ramble, born to rove,some men are searchin’ for the holy grail,but there ain’t nothin’ sweeterthan ridin’ the rails” “Cold Water,” by Tom Waits Rabbit Hole Roasters’s Iyenga Tanzania comes from the Iyenga Cooperative, near the town of Mbozi in the region of Mbeya. The cooperative […]

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Rabbit Hole Roasters // Nicaragua La Bendicion photo by Andrew Moody
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Rabbit Hole Roasters // Nicaragua La Bendicion

The little girl just could not sleep because her thoughts were way too deepher mind had gone out for a stroll and fallen d o w n the rabbit hole. Alice in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll Rabbit Hole Roasters, based just outside Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a relatively new company, launched in the past couple […]

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Vagrant Coffee // Ethiopia Tega & Tula
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Vagrant Coffee // Ethiopia Tega & Tula

Vagrant Coffee popped up on my radar over the Summer thanks, in large part, to the many articles and social media posts about noteworthy black owned coffee roasters to support. When I checked out their website, the Ethiopia Tega & Tula really caught my eye. Ethiopia Tega & Tula is named for the Tega & […]

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Portrait Coffee Roasters // Uganda Rwenzori
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Portrait Coffee Roasters // Uganda Rwenzori

“We don’t know enough about ourselves. I think it’s better to know that you don’t know, that way you can grow with the mystery as the mystery grows in you. But, these days, of course, everybody knows everything, that’s why so many people are so lost.” – If Beale Street Could Talk, by James Baldwin […]

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