Street Beat

StreetBeat

Street Beat goes behind the headlines to focus on community issues and stories of interest to Metro Detroit presented in an upbeat mix of in-studio interviews and pre-produced packages by a crew of local people dedicated to improving our city. Contact Street Beat via email.

Watch Street Beat Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.

Marlowe Stoudamire, Project Director - Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward, and Joel Stone, Senior Curator Detroit Historical Society (credit: Remi Murrey/CW50)

Street Beat: Detroit Riots

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns what four organizations are doing to commemorate the 1967 Detroit rebellion and how they are working to prevent this from happening again.

07/22/2016

Ann Arbor Art Fair/State Street District Art Fair Director Frances Todoro-Hargreaves and artist Kaiser Suidan. (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Street Beat: Arts And Culture

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter is covering arts and culture.

07/14/2016

Ismael Ahmed (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Concert Of Colors And Diversity

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson discusses diversity and inclusion.

07/08/2016

Alexis Wiley, Chief of Staff to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, and Street Beat host Lisa Germani talk about the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program. (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Street Beat: Employment And Entrepreneurship Opportunities

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at programs improving employment and entrepreneurship in Michigan.

07/01/2016

Dr. Shurney and Kristian (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Health Concerns

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter checks out an assortment of medical concerns that may impact viewers.

06/24/2016

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Street Beat: Fathers And Mentors

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani learns about the importance of male role models in a young child’s life.

06/20/2016

Larry Gudith (credit: Kristy Stanford/CW50)

Street Beat: Child Abuse

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone looks at what local organizations are doing to stop child abuse.

06/10/2016

Street Beat

Myths about Sickle Cell Awareness

CW50 Intern Kristy Stanford talks with Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney, CEO and Medical Director of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America – Michigan Chapter (SCDAAMI), and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson about Sickle Cell Disease.

06/06/2016

Shaka Senghor (credit: Kristy Stanford/CW50)

Street Beat: Crime Prevention

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks about crime and crime prevention with author Shaka Senghor.

06/03/2016

Author Shenandoah Chefalo talks about her book “Garbage Bag Suitcase” and her experiences in the foster care system with Street Beat host, Lisa Germani.  (credit: Kristy Stanford / CW50)

Street Beat: Foster Care

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at some of the different programs that benefit children in foster care.

05/27/2016

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