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What Do People Say About Black Coffee?

Here at Black Coffee we get the pleasure of being on the receiving end of the sweet things people have to say about the cafe, the stories of special moments they have shared here, and their thoughts about the cafe.  These kind words help remind us why we work so hard to sustain this project.  […]

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We’re Ready for Our Forever Home

The first two years of the cooperative have been spent at 501 E. Pine in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.  Over that time the co-op has GROWN, from infancy to toddler-hood.  We have made leaps and bounds, and now we are ready to grow some more!  We want to grow our capacity to strengthen […]

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Black Coffee Newsletter – December ’13

Hello Black Coffee Family! Temperatures are freezing, first frost set in early, and we are due for a cold cold winter! If you’ve got plenty of warm clothes, warm food, and warm friends – Black Coffee encourages you to share some of that abundance. Peace for the Streets by Kids for the Streets, or “PSKS”, […]

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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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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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Cooperate, a truly open mic

Friday, December 28th 7pm – Midnight

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Fucksgiving Potluck & Performance Mashup

The day after Thanksgiving we’re doing the holidays a little different. We’re celebrating Fucksgiving because, well, we give a fuck. FUCKSgiving is for everyone. Bring some foodage, and some friendage, and enjoy some rad performance pieces by local artsits, ranging anywhere from banjo, to beatboxing, to puppets. Friday, November 23rd, 7pm – Midnight You can look forward […]

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Ghouls Not Bombs Halloween Fundraiser

  It’s Our First Halloween! Won’t you join us? There’s a whole lot going on at Black Coffee next week, and despite how busy we’ll be, we decided to just go ahead and get weird for Halloween. You, good friend of Black Coffee, are invited to our Halloween fundraiser – Ghouls not Bombs. We’ll be here […]

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A Personal Appeal from Brandon

Hello Friends and Family, I know I don’t check in a lot and I usually surprise you with something random, me being an introvert and all, so here is that something random! I’m part of a worker-owned cafe & collective called Black Coffee. We have a vision of having a library and infoshop, a space […]

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First Week of Black Coffee!

We’re open for coffee, and we’ve still got lots of work to do.. The space is still under construction – we’ve still got a whole laundry list of work to do. Nonetheless, we wanted to start preparing the public for how delicious our coffee is, so we’ve set up a temporary coffee bar to start serving […]

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