CJRU BLACKOUT01 June 2020 / by CJRU (author)
In solidarity with the Blackout Tuesday campaign, CJRU is asking for submissions from Black and Indigenous artists to be played on air on June 2, 2020.
Submissions can include spoken word poetry as well as music.
To submit, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Blackout CJRU. Please submit only clean MP3 files. We want to hear your voices and your art.
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