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.

Kim Trent & Darci McConnell (credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Detroit Rape Kits Tested

Host Lisa Germani talks with Kim Trent, the president of the African American 490 Challenge of Enough SAID and Darci Mc Connell, President & CEO of Mc Connell Communications about the thousands of untested rape kits found in a Detroit Police Department storage unit.

02/07/2016

Alyse Wesorick, & Kevin Kelco (credit: Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: 2016 NAIAS Charity Preview

It’s the largest single night fundraiser in the world and Host Karen Carter discusses how local charities are benefiting from the Charity Preview of the 2016 North American International Auto Show.

01/29/2016

Dawud Walid, Osama Siblani, Nabih Ayad and Lisa Germani (credit:  Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Islamophobia In Detroit

Host Lisa Germani looks at Islamophobia and the effect it’s having on Metro Detroit.

01/22/2016

Jim Tuman National Youth Speaker (credit:  Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat: Jimmy’s Kids, swAg, The HIV Pill And WGPR

Amyre Makupson, talks with 74 year old Jim Tuman about his Jimmy’s Kids program that mentors youth and helps them feel, safe, valued and loved. It also helps prevent teenage suicide.

01/15/2016

Uda Shallop, Widow
Evan Mountain, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, Bloomfield Hills (credit:  Derek Fawaz/CW50)

Street Beat Preview: Dealing With Personal Loss, Organ Donation, ‘Bianca: Who Did This To You?’

Street Beat host, Amyre Makupson, looks at how Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Bloomfield Hills is helping widows heal from the hurt of losing a loved one.

01/08/2016

ANDREW KOEHLINGER
PROJECT DIRECTOR OF VOTESPOTTER

Street Beat: Rob Stone Dancing With The Stars

Street Beat host Rob Stone takes a closer look at the Millennial generation and some the challenges they’re facing this election year.

12/31/2015

Marty Bieganowski
CAP, Inc.  –Child Abuse Prevention, Inc. (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Overlooked Concerns

Street Beat host Amyre Makupson looks at four concerns that often get overlooked, child abuse, plant based nutrition, homes for autistic children and harmful posts on the Internet.

12/27/2015

Michigan State Police Lieutenant Mike Shaw (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Homeland Security

Street Beat host Karen Carter looks at homeland security and the role it’s playing to keep us safe. Street Beat guests are Michigan State Police Lieutenant Mike Shaw and Theodore Quisenberry, manager of the Oakland County Homeland Security Division.

12/18/2015

Scott Barry of Centria Healthcare in Novi (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Holiday Preparation

Lisa Germani talks about holiday preparation, special activities and giving. Guests include Scott Barry of Centria Healthcare in Novi, John Gunn of Power Company Kids Club and Rebecca Voigt of Hour Detroit Magazine.

12/11/2015

Anne Shenck, the Vice President of Gleaners. (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Holiday Help For The Hungry

Street Beat host is Karen Carter. The show theme is Holiday Hunger. We’re looking at the various ways organizations are feeding the hungry and needy during the holiday season.

12/03/2015

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