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CFRC presents a Prisoner's Justice Day broadcast, August 10

July 27, 2011

PRISONERS JUSTICE DAY, AUGUST 10, 2011

For Immediate Release

KINGSTON, ON – CFRC 101.9FM, Kingston's only campus and community radio station, marks the 36th annual Prisoners Justice Day with a special live broadcast on Wednesday, August 10 from 2:30-10pm.

Prisoners Justice Day began in commemoration of Eddie Nalon, who bled to death in the segregation unit of Millhaven Maximum Security Prison on August 10, 1974.  The date has become an annual event in remembrance of all those who have died unnatural deaths behind bars.

Tune in at 101.9FM or listen on-line at CFRC.ca.  The broadcast begins at 2:30pm with a special edition of "Limestone City Delta Blues" presenting blues music from and about prison.  4-7pm, hear interviews, features and news on prison issues.  7-10pm, CFRC airs music requests and messages by and for prisoners and their loved ones, who can send requests and comments by mail to PJD c/o CFRC, Lower Carruthers Hall, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, K7L-3N6; by email to CFRCprisonradio@riseup.net; by recording a voice message for broadcast through our toll-free number at 1-800-440-5219; or by calling the request line during the program at 613-533-CFRC.

For more information, visit www.cfrc.ca.

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Media contact:
Kristiana Clemens
CFRC 101.9FM Operations Officer
613-533-2121
cfrcops@ams.queensu.ca

www.cfrc.ca