Red and Black Cafe Raises $5,000 To Remain in Building

The vegan, worker-owned coffee shop continues to fundraise, with the goal of achieving greater financial sustainability.

Red and Black

Food & Drink
Financial strain isn’t new to the Red and Black Cafe, the vegan, worker-owned coffee shop and restaurant on Southeast 12th Avenue. Still, when it announced it needed $5,000 by Aug. 15 to remain in its building, the call for donations was more urgent than in the past. This morning, it hit its goal on crowdfunding site GoFundMe. The Red and Black purchased its current space three and a half years ...   More
Saturday, August 9, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Red and Black Co-owner Speaks Out

Red and Black Café co-owner John Langley, whose decision to kick a cop out of his Southeast Portland establishment got national attention, defended himself today against criticisms that his actions were discriminatory. “Racism is directed toward people who have less power in society," Langley said at a news conference. "People choose to be police officers, but people with color ...   More
Monday, June 7, 2010 Ott Tammik

PETA Likes Portland

Thanks in part to the Red and Black Cafe, Portland ranks second on PETA's list of vegetarian- and vegan-friendly cities in North America. Other Portland eateries helping vault the city in PETA's eyes to second place behind Washington, DC include Papa G's Vegan Organic Deli and the Blossoming Lotus. Here's the release from the publicity-hungry hounds at PETA: Portland, Ore. — Local restaurants ...   More
Monday, July 19, 2010 HANK STERN

The Red and Black Café Invites You to Join Its Birthday Party

The Red and Black Café, Southeast Portland's vegan center for all things anti-establishment, celebrates its 10th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 23 with food and live music. The café has been firmly rooted in the community for a decade (with Wobblies among its founders), so go nourish your mind with performances from left-tilting bands like Nun Chuksky and Lee Corey Oswald and your ...   More
Monday, October 18, 2010 Patrick Guild


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