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Black Gold
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RALEIGH
BLACK GOLD
N.C. STATE CAMPUS—More than 70,000 farmers of the world's second most valuable trading commodity are struggling against bankruptcy. Black Gold follows Tadesse Meskela as he travels from London to Seattle in search of buyers willing to pay a fair price to the impoverished coffee farmers. The film examines fair trade issues and the multinational powerhouses that dominate the world's coffee trade. View it for free at 7 p.m. at the Campus Cinema in Witherspoon Student Center. Call 515-5146 or visit uab.ncsu.edu for more info. —Ashley Roberts

AFRICAN WINE DINNER
ZELY & RITZ—Come to Zely & Ritz, an organic tapas bar located at 301 Glenwood Ave., and dine for a cause tonight at 7 p.m. Join Jonathan Daniel of Dare to Share and support their efforts to improve conditions in Zimbabwe. Diners will enjoy an African-themed five course meal and wine. Tickets are $90. For more info, visit www.zelyandritz.com/index.html. —Iesha Brown

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