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: Winter Weather Advisory

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter shares suggestions from experts on staying safe and healthy during the winter months. Up first, Karen goes back to Driving School with Sgt. Patrick Agema from the Michigan State Police to learn how to handle a car in slick conditions. Then, April Moss learns what goes into […]


Street Beat: In The News

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson looks at some of the topics that have dominated newscasts the past few months.


Street Beat: Holiday Giving – Children’s Charities

This week on Street Beat, in the spirit of holiday giving host April Moss checks out charities that benefit children. First, Detroit-based DJ and music producer GRiZ stops by to talk about his “12 Days of GRiZMAS” fundraiser for the Little Kids Rock program.  He’s joined by Little Kids Rock Chicago Program Director, Joe Panganiban. […]


Street Beat: Hunger And Homelessness

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani examines the issues facing the hungry and homeless in metro Detroit.


Street Beat: Money Matters

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone finds out about money matters.


Street Beat: Highlight Women Leaders

This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson talks to female leaders who are helping other women achieve and succeed.


Street Beat: Issues Facing Young And Old

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at issues facing the young and old.


Street Beat: Diversity Day – The Native American Story

Because of the importance of diversity issues, CW50 Detroit has partnered with the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion to grow awareness and improve relationships within our diverse communities.


Street Beat: A Community Conversation On Bullying

This week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at the problem of bullying in schools.


Street Beat: Aid After Natural Disasters

This week on Street Beat, host April Moss looks at relief efforts after natural disasters like the recent hurricanes.


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