It’s here! A complete video presentation of Black Coffee, the new event series from creative director Michelle Johnson (The Chocolate Barista), is now available via Sprudge Media Network on YouTube.

For the first Black Coffee event, we’re presenting a video presentation of the show, live and uncut, with all the big moments, ideas, walk-on music, and laughter presented in their full glory. Not everyone could be there, but now’s your chance to listen, learn, and relive an incredible evening at the Clinton Street Theater in SE Portland.

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Outside the theater. Photo by Shaunté Glover.

Hosted by Michelle Johnson, Ian Williams (Deadstock Coffee), and Gio Fillari (Coffee Feed PDX), this event centered the voices and experiences of Black coffee professionals and enthusiasts alike. Guests included D’Onna Stubblefield (Counter Culture Coffee), Ezra Baker (Share Coffee Roasters), Zael Ogwaro (Never Coffee), Adam JacksonBey (The Potter’s House), and Cameron Heath (Revelator Coffee Company), with a live DJ performance by |Fritzwa|.

Photo by Shaunté Glover.
Backstage. Photo by Shaunté Glover.

Black Coffee PDX was made possible by La Marzocco USA, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Oatly, NXT LVL, and The Ace Hotel Portland, with ticket sales benefitting Sankofa Collective and Brown Girl Rise.

Thanks so much to everyone who joined us that evening at Clinton Street Theater for a sold out show, and to supporters and allies worldwide who have shared and helped amplify Black Coffee PDX. If you haven’t yet it’s not too late! Info on the next event coming soon, stay tuned!

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