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.

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

Street Beat Host Rob Stone talks with Lori Blaker of the Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women and Sanctum House founder Edee Franklin about human trafficking. (credit: Brandon Patton/CW50)

Street Beat Preview: Human Trafficking, Citizen Diplomacy, Bookstock

Rob Stone learns about the problem of human trafficking from Jane White, Director and Founder of the Michigan Human Trafficking Task Force, and Lori Blaker, Metro Detroit Chapter of the US National Committee for UN Women.


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Street Beat: Earth Day, Rain And Weather

Karen Carter celebrates Earth Day by discussing conservation and ecological topics with area experts.


Eric Lupher, President of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, discusses Proposal 1 with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Brandon Patton/CW50)

Street Beat: Proposal 1 And Transportation

On Saturday, April 11th, Street Beat host Amyre Makupson will look at Proposal 1 and various transportation issues. First, Eric Lupher, President of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan, will explain Proposal 1.


Fight Crime: Invest in Kids' K.P. Pelleran and Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon explain the importance of early childhood education to Street Beat Host Rob Stone. (credit: Brandon Patton/CW50)

Street Beat: Crime Prevention

Rob Stone will take a look at some of the ways we can prevent crime with area experts.


ER nurse and author Sally Pacholok stops by to discuss B-12 deficiency and how her battle with mainstream medicine has been turned into a new movie with Street Beat host Lisa Germani.  (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Health Issues Facing Michigan Residents

Street Beat host Lisa Germani looks at health issues facing Michigan residents.


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Street Beat: Caring For Others

Street Beat host Karen Carter meets individuals and organizations focused on caring for others.


CW50 Intern and Eastern Michigan University student Brandon Patton, Ebony Jones from Eastern Michigan University’s Advising & Career Development Center, Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: Ken Bryant, Jr./CW50)

Street Beat: Employment Options

Rob Stone gets the scoop on employment options.


Amy Good (Alternatives For Girls), Melinda Kollins (Metro Detroit Chapter of the U.S. National Committee for U.N. Women), host Jill Washburn, and Krista McClure (Alternatives For Girls Role Model Honoree) on the set of Street Beat. (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Women’s History Month, Changing Her Story

Street Beat host Jill Washburn honors Women’s History Month by looking at organizations that are changing “history” into “her-story.”


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Street Beat: Inspiring Our Youth

On Saturday, February 28th, Street Beat host Lisa Germani talks to several organizations who are inspiring our youth to dream, achieve, and reach their potential.


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Street Beat: Black History Month

Amyre Makupson hosts a special edition.