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Part Two: An exiled Sojourner, SBTS scandals, forced birth, AND MORE coffee

Editor’s Note: Regarding boycotts: This article is the second installment in a series that is intended to raise awareness around the systemic injustices that poor, queer, working class Louisvillians (specifically baristas) experience, and the ways certain local religious institutions and powerholders contribute to these injustices. While increased awareness often does, and should, result in action, …

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PART ONE At the crossroads of class struggle and religious bigotry: field notes on Louisville’s coffee scene

Editor’s Note: Adrian Silbernagel is a former employee of Heine Brother’s Coffee and is currently one of the co-op members of Old Louisville Coffee Shop. We understand that a bias exists, and we also know that this story is incredibly important and we’ve matched commentary with factual information. You can always send a letter to …

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LGBTQ+ owned, horror-themed bookstore opens in Highlands neighborhood

When most Louisvillians think of local book shops to hang around, they tend to patronize the city’s staples — Carmichael’s or the Book & Music Exchange. In terms of niche sub-genres and cult picks, there isn’t a large variety for us queerdos to browse. As Louisville continues growing, we’ve seen an abundance of food, clothes, …

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What President Biden’s Student Debt Plan Relief Didn’t Take Into Account 

On August 24th, President Biden announced a three-part plan to provide students with loan debt relief. The three-part plan promises debt relief to current loan holders, the creation of a more manageable loan system for current and future borrowers, and future protection by reducing the overall cost of school. The forgiveness plan states the Department …

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Business accelerator program for Black and brown femmes receives $270,000 from JPMorgan Chase

Story Louisville has long been a local hub of inspiration, innovation, and possibility.   Story’s Wild Beta Accelerator Program is now poised to connect and invest in even more startups led by minority women after receiving  a $270,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase. The investment into Wild will focus on empowering Black and Latinx femme-identifying founders to create, …

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Getting Glitzed with the Gays: Biodegradable centered startup launches holographic product line tomorrow at Darling’s Bar

Need more looks to kill for this raging festival season? Well theys, gays, and baes, I sure do have a newly improved, and environmentally sustainable accessory for you. Every year at Forecastle Music Festival, there is one table that shines a little brighter than others. Probably due to the immense amounts of glitter wafting through …

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