BLACK GOLD


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Ethiopian women dressed in bright headscarves sit across from one another at a long table, looking down and picking through piles of coffee beans

Text reads: Your coffee will never taste the same again.

As Americans sip designer lattes, Ethiopian coffee growers struggle against bankruptcy, earning only a fraction of their beans’ worth. BLACK GOLD follows one man’s fight for a fair price, exposing the truths behind the buying, selling and consuming of one of the world’s most traded commodities.

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