Street Beat: Black History Month

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This week on Street Beat, WYCD’s Rob Stone hosts a celebration of Black History Month by recognizing individuals and organizations who are making an impact on the community.

First up, Rob congratulates our CW50 Black History Maker, Cynthera Francisca McNeill, for her project that involved HIV and AIDS education for adolescents in Detroit.

Then Delora Tyler, from the Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation, and Scholarship Recipient Min. Lanre’ Lee, discuss their efforts in helping students.

After that, Nationally acclaimed photographer, Dale Rich, and A.J. Funchess of the Detroit Public Library, talk about Dale’s work and upcoming events at the Detroit Public Library.

Finally we take a ride on the underground railway when Kim Simmons stops by and talks about her ancestors road to freedom.

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Tune in to Street Beat Sundays at 11 a.m. on CW50.

Archived video is always available at CW50Detroit.com/streetbeat.
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