This week on Street Beat, gay marriage has been a topic of debate in courts and on the news lately. The ban has been struck down and reinstated – all within a couple of days.  Host Jill Washburn talks about some of the issues with Curtis Lipscomb and Alvina Bursey who served on the Unity Michigan Collation board.

Street Beat: Gay MarriageStreet Beat: Gay Marriage

Then Rhiannon Chester, Program Coordinator at KICK, and David Nelson Jr., Executive Assistant at KICK (The Agency for Lesbian Gay Bi and Transgender African American) talk about programs that assist members of the community.

Street Beat: KICKStreet Beat: KICK

Next, Professor Lee Meadows of Walsh College explains how race and gender discrimination in the workplace happens often but it tends to go unreported. More info on this topic here.

Street Beat: Race and Gender DiscriminationStreet Beat: Race and Gender Discrimination

Finally, we change gears to learn about “Stomping Out,” a Youth Health Fair and Step Show that creates H-I-V and health awareness to youth from one of the organizers of the event, Dr. Cynthera McNeill of Wayne State University.

Street Beat: Stomping OutStreet Beat: Stomping Out

Archived video is always available at
Watch Street Beat – Saturdays at 8:30am on CW50!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Listen Live