Street Beat

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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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Amanda Edmonds (credit: Charlie Peña/CW50)

Street Beat: Immigration Issues In Metro Detroit

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at immigration issues in the Metro Detroit area.

02/24/2017

Marcia Lee Taylor (Partnership for Drug Free Kids) (credit: Alexis Tesner/CW50)

Street Beat: Drug Free Kids

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter talks with representatives from several organizations involved in the fight against drugs.

02/17/2017

Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Jefferson and Frederick Henry, Sr., two of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen, talk about their experiences in World War II on Street Beat (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Black History Month

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson looks at Black History Month, the annual celebration of achievements by African Americans.

02/09/2017

Saunteel Jenkins, THAW (credit: Alexis Tesner/CW50)

Street Beat: THAW, Fair Housing Center, And Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone looks at organizations helping people with shelter issues.

02/03/2017

Jane Fran Morgan and Street Beat host Lisa Germani (credit: Alexis Tesner/CW50)

Street Beat: Health Issues

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani finds out about various health issues including depression, diet, and exercise.

01/27/2017

MaryBeth Kullen and Victor Arbulu from what the Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired  (Photo credit:  Alexis Tesner, CBS 62/CW50)

Street Beat: Disability Services

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks into issues that impact those with disabilities.

01/20/2017

Alexis Wiley (credit: Alexis Tesner/CW50)

Street Beat: Rebirth Of Detroit

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson discusses the rebirth of Detroit.

01/13/2017

Rock Kuchenmeister, the co-founder of the Sandbox Foundation (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Scholarship Programs

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone learns about scholarship programs for high school students.

01/10/2017

Sylvia Hubbard – Motown Writers Network (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: New Year’s Resolutions

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson discovers the best ways to make your New Year’s Resolutions a reality.

12/30/2016

Rabbi Aaron Starr (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Learning About Religious And Secular Holiday Celebrations

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns about religious and secular holidays that take place this time of year.

12/21/2016

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