In recognition of Prisoners’ Justice Day, August 10, 2020, an annual, international, day of remembrance for those who have died behind bars, CFRC Prison Radio took over the airwaves at CFRC 101.9 FM in Kingston, Ontario, from 4 to 10pm. Thank you to everyone who made contributions to the show, to to everyone who listened, called in and sent messages of love and support during our 12th broadcast yesterday & thanks to CFRC and to all the volunteers behind the mic & behind the scenes that made it happen!
Here is the archive of the broadcast:
0:00:00-0:25:00: Introduction and Historical Information
0:26:00-0:56:00: Interview with Lindsay Jennings from PASAN about the Prisoner Emergency Support Fund & importance of solidarity & mutual aid.
0:56:00-2:00:00: Audio recording from the July 25 2020 Kingston stop of #JusticeforSoli Ontario Prison Tour talking about wrongful deaths and mental health crisis in Ontario provincial and federal prisons.
2:00:00-2:55:00: Audio from the P4W Memorial Collective “in conversation with Cedar, Moka Dawkins, and Tami Starlight about trans femme decolonial and abolitionist dreams….broadcasting messages of care, love, rage, and analyses of the relationship between white supremacy, binary gender, and state violence.” Full interviews will also be posted on the www.p4wmemorialcollective.com website.
2:55:00-3:05:00: Updates from the ongoing hunger strikes at the Barton Jail in Hamilton.
3:05:00-3:50:00: Memorial – reading out the names of those who have died behind bars.
3:50:00-5:05:00: Requests and messages from listeners and families of the incarcerated in the Kingston area. Special guest Hugh from CFRC show ‘Prog is not a dirty word’.
5:05:00-6:00:00: Special request show of ‘What The Punk?’ with songs selected by Anthony and others at Bath Institution.