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.

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Street Beat: Honoring Our Veterans

Observing Memorial Day, Rob Stone welcomes guests who work on the front lines of veterans issues.

05/22/2015

Jim McGuire from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B talks about our aging baby boomer generation with Lisa Germani, Street Beat host.

Street Beat: Elder Issues — Aging Gracefully

On Saturday, May 16, host Lisa Germani looks at meeting the needs of aging baby boomers.

05/15/2015

Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure Chair Katrina Studvent and Dr. Michele Cote, Ph.D from Karmanos Cancer Institute talk about the May 16, 2015 race with Street Beat host Amyre Makupson. (credit: Brandon Patton/CW50)

Street Beat: Komen Race And Cancer

On Saturday, May 9, host Amyre Makupson looks at organizations helping those with cancer.

05/08/2015

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Street Beat: Mother’s Day — Family Concerns

On Saturday, May 2, host Karen Carter honors and celebrates mothers today. First, she meets Jessica Byrd, the founder of The Mom’s Club, who helps young mothers be the best moms they can be. Then, […]

05/01/2015

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: 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.

04/24/2015

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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.

04/17/2015

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.

04/09/2015

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.

04/04/2015

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.

03/26/2015

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Street Beat: Caring For Others

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

03/20/2015