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Stirring Crema: The Great Debate

Coffee professionals around the world have mixed opinions on the importance of crema in your espresso. BY TOBIAS ANDERSONSPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Cover photo courtesy of Nathan Dumlao for Unsplash Let’s talk about crema—that […]


Your Worth Is What You Negotiate

A personal account of moving up in the coffee industry as a Black coffee professional. BY MIKE ROBINSONSPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE I am a Black male teetering between being overqualified for some positions and […]

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Black Self Esteem in Coffee

Empowering Black baristas to embrace their heritage and step up as confident voices in the industry. BY CHRISTOPHER FUSESPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Finding confidence as a Black barista takes quite an interesting path psychologically […]