Street Beat


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.

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Lisa Carter from the AmeriCorps Urban Safety Program and Kaye Sutherland of the Detroit Youth Service Corps with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Edmon Armstrong/CW50)

Street Beat Preview: Keeping Kids Safe In And Out Of School

Amyre Makupson looks at ways to keep children safe in and out of school.


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The Five First Jobs Everyone Has Before Their Real Career Begins

We all have to start somewhere, here are your five first jobs. Presented by CW50.


Scott St.Clair from “Walk Now For Autism Speaks” and Street Beat host Lisa Germani. (credit: Ken Bryant/CW50)

Street Beat: Walk Now For Autism Speaks

CW50 is one of the media sponsors for the annual “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” so on Saturday, September 26, 2015 Street Beat host Lisa Germani takes a closer look at autism.


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Michigan Ink.

On today’s web exclusive, we’re talking about tattoos and the growing popularity of body art in the workplace.


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Street Beat: Great Lakes Bat Festival And Environment

Street Beat host Karen Carter learns how we can help and enjoy the world around us.


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Five College Do’s

Today’s video is a quick guide on the five “do’s” to make your college experience much easier.


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Five College Don’ts

My name is Edmon Armstrong and I am here to talk to you about the five College Don’ts to make your college life so much easier.


Melissa Covell of Child Safe and Tammy Gabourie from the Judson Center discuss foster care children with Street Beat host Lisa Germani. (credit: Ken Bryant/CW50)

Street Beat: Foster Care

Lisa Germani looks at the need for more foster families.


Kristian Hurley from the American Heart Assn and Dr. Earlexia Norwood from Henry Ford Health System discuss stroke in African Americans with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Matt Christopherson/CW50)

Street Beat: Heart Health

On Saturday, September 5, 2015, Street Beat host Amyre Makupson takes an in depth look at heart health. First, Kristian Hurley, the Multi-Cultural Initiatives Regional Director for the American Heart Association, and Dr. Earlexia Norwood […]



Female Race Car Driver Living her Dream

In the male-dominated world of race car driving, Clarity Newhouse is taking a turn and living her dream racing around the track. This local female race car driver spends weekends zooming around at Flat Rock […]