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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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Yusef Bunchy Shakur, Co-Director of Programs for the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion, and  Street Beat host Lisa Germani. (credit: Mickie McLeod/CW50)

Street Beat: Election Aftermath

After one of the most divisive election campaigns in history, Street Beat host Lisa Germani talks with representatives from the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion and other organizations to find out the impact on some of the diverse cultures.


Major Russ Sjögren of the Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division and Street Beat host April Moss (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Street Beat: Helping Charities This Holiday

This week on Street Beat, host April Moss finds out how viewers can help charities during the holiday season.


Cassandra Thomas (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services) Heidi Raubenolt (Judson Center in Redford)  (credit:  JuWan Graham/CW50)

Street Beat: Homes For The Holidays

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at adoption and foster care programs that help find homes for children and animals.


Dr. Earlexia M. Norwood from Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson discuss holiday health risks. vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv(credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Holiday Health & Safety

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns about holiday health risks and safety concerns and what you can do to avoid them


Jean Struckmeyer - Hope Lutheran Church, Terry Seraceno - Dr. Paws Inc., and Lisa Germani (credit:  JuWan Graham, CBS 62/CW50)

Street Beat: Helping Charities Help Others

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at four charities and finds out how you can help them help others this holiday season.


Tom Berlucchi from the Historic Fort Wayne Coalition and Street Beat host Rob Stone (credit: JuWan Graham, CW50)

Street Beat: Veteran’s Day

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone remembers our veterans with a look at several organizations keeping military history alive.


Jerry Burden, the President of the Leagues of Women Voters Oakland Area, and Street Beat host Amyre Makupson (Photo credit:  Ken Bryant, Jr.  CBS 62/CW50)

Street Beat: Election Overview

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson gets an overview of this year’s history making presidential election from Dave Dulio, Professor and Political Science Chair at Oakland University.


Mollie Smith of BRCAnt stop me (credit: JuWan Graham /CW50)

Street Beat: Breast Cancer Awareness

This week on Street Beat, in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month host Karen Carter talks with several organizations aiding patients and their families during the struggle with breast cancer.


(Left) Charlie Wollborg - TEDxDetroit and (Right) Khary Turner –Coleman A. Young Foundation. (credit: CW50)

‘Street Beat’ STEM, STEAM, & TEDxDetroit

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone looks at technology and the arts.


Tom Scott (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Street Beat: Small Business And Entrepreneurship

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter talks about small business in Michigan and the organizations that are helping entrepreneurs.


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