BlackBox Radio

August 30, 2006

BlackBox on Hiatus

Filed under: News/Announcements — blackboxradio @ 12:37 pm

The show will be on hiatus for the next few months.

In the meantime, we hope that people will enjoy our archives of past shows.


July 18, 2006

Demand Amnesty for Oscar Ramos

Filed under: News/Announcements — blackboxradio @ 7:32 pm

For the past two weeks on BlackBox Radio, we have been following the story of Oscar Ramos, a local resident and undocumented worker. Mr. Ramos has a severe spinal column injury which he sustained while on the job. He has been detained in Monroe County Jail for almost 2 months despite his medical condition. During this time, because he has not had access to the medical care or proper nutrition that he needs, his condition has deteriorated. His detention by Homeland Security is largely due to malfeasance on the part of his lawyer, who failed to represent him at an immigration hearing, causing him to be arrested and scheduled for deportation to Honduras.

At this time, Mr. Ramos and his family are hoping that he can stay in the country so that he can undergo a necessary surgical operation for his spinal injury and recover under the care of his physician. If he is deported to Honduras he will likely not ever recover from this serious injury that he sustained while on the job. Mr. Ramos is asking concerned people to call local representatives and express their support. Please contact the parties listed below and tell them that you support amnesty for Oscar Ramos.

Representative Steve Tobocman

Congressman John Conyers
DC office: 202.225.5126
Detroit office: 313.961.5670

Senator Carl Levin
DC office: 202.224.6221
Detroit office: 313.226.6020

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Detroit Field Office: 313.568.6049

February 12, 2006

It’s WCBN’s Annual Fundraiser!

Filed under: News/Announcements — blackboxradio @ 6:24 pm

February 10 – 19
Call 734-763-3500
Or donate online using WCBN's secure webserver.

Pledge, and get a fun gift in thanks! Check out our hot Blackbox Radio t-shirt below, hand screened on American Apparel shirts, or look at other WCBN premia here.

WCBN-FM is Ann Arbor Michigan's community & student freeform radio station. WCBN has been broadcasting a genre-less overview of music, news, and public affairs for over 30 years.

WCBN affords BlackBox Radio full editorial control over our show's content, allowing our collective to broadcast uncensored political perspectives and analysis. For this reason, and so many others, WCBN is a diamond in the rough!

We thank our listeners for their continued support in keeping us on air!

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