Black Coffee Newsletter – October ’13

Hello Black Coffee Family! The Equinox has just passed, and Fall is rising quickly. The Equinox seemed an especially potent day for our collective, as it is the Sun & Moon’s dance of equality, fairness, & balance. We took the day to close early, to reflect upon the project –  and of course to give […]

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Safer Space Agreement!

We’re really glad to publish the Safer Spaces Agreement that we’ve been working on.  It’s important to all of us here that we actively challenge & breakdown behavior that reproduces oppression and domination.  Our goal is to be always working towards a safer space at the cafe than we’re given in the world we’ve been […]

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May Day, Yay

Happy May Day to everyone who came out!  We want to shout out to everyone who celebrated the holiday – whether you went to a march, or a rally, or observed it in your own way in the forest or by the water… and hopefully with a may-pole. Black Coffee was able to host a […]

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What’s Brewing with Black Coffee?

Hello Black Coffee Family! Got a big weekend up events starting today! There has also been some delicious developments at the cafe. Get yourself down to the co-op! What’s Brewing with Black Coffee? Black Coffee Logo Mugs are available for $9, and we’re almost sold out! Come get yours today, or order online at our […]

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Collectives Helping Collectives

from By Fred Contrada, The Republican on February 08, 2013 at 11:02 AM Collective Copies is a cooperative owned by workers such as Adam Trott and Steve Strimer. Don Treeger NORTHAMPTON – With Wall Street at a low point in public opinion, a group of local worker cooperatives is building a fund to help […]

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Progressive Librarians Guild Dinner

Saturday, January 26 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Closure on Sunday 1/6

Black Coffee will be closed from 1-6pm on Sunday the 6th. We will be taking a bit of a siesta this Sunday the 6th of January – we will close in the afternoon for a few hours. The reason we’re closing is to host a private celebration for one of our worker-owners, Scott, who is […]

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Ragana, Hot Tears tour kickoff w/ Ire Adrift, CloudBustrr

Thursday, January 3rd, 8pm-Midnight RAGANA – Oly this will be one of the last times you’ll be able to catch these witches perform for a very long time HOT TEARS – Oly IRE ADRIFT – Tacoma CLOUDBUSTRR – Sea Please respect the space and bring donations for touring bands. No one will […]

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Book Release, Aaron Dixon’s “My People Are Rising”

Please join Black Coffee Co-op for a book event – Aaron Dixon’s “My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain” “Powerful and poignant. Don’t miss it!” —Cornel West Sunday, January 27th, 3pm In an era of stark racial injustice, Aaron Dixon dedicated his life to the struggle for change, founding the Seattle […]

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Benefit Concert for Grand Jury Resistors

Saturday, January 5th, 7pm-Midnight Join us supporting the silent ones with a night of indulgence, lively folk jams, and dancy beats. In the face of state terror, we will sing and dance to the tunes of our joyous rebellion! Pale Robin (Santa Cruz Chamber Folk) Gembrokers (Santa Cruz Magic Folk) Underground Reverie […]

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