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.

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.


Souheil Saba, M.D.
Providence Hospital, Southfield (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Men’s Health Concerns

Street Beat host is Rob Stone. The month of November is specifically dedicated to raising awareness about men’s health.


Rev. Roland Stringfellow, Pastor of Metropolitan Community Church of Detroit; Jerry Peterson, Ruth Ellis Center (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: L.G.B.T. Growing Support

This week’s show focuses on the controversial and often misunderstood world of the L.G.B.T community. Learn what you can do to support them and why so many are opposed to their controversial lifestyle.


Pamela Moore, President and CEO of Detroit Employment Solutions (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Employment Opportunities in Metro Detroit

This week on “Street Beat”, host is Lisa Germani takes a closer look at employment in the Metro Detroit area.


Maggie Dunn, Co-Founder of the House Providence (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Holiday Aid To Needy Families

Host Karen Carter looks at the help that’s available for families in need during the holiday season.


Kathy Gordon and Vicki Horn (Mi-Hope) (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: The Alluring World of Addiction

Amyre Makupson looks into the alluring world of addiction and the resources available to help individuals overcome it.


Dr. Cecil Forbes, and Myra Lee of the New Leaders Council, Detroit Chapter. (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Building Blocks To Successful Leadership

Saturday, October 24, 2015 on CW50 Street Beat, host Lisa Germani discusses what it takes to become a great leader in your community and career.


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Street Beat: Pregnancy, Miscarriage And Bereavement

Karen Carter gets expert insight on pregnancy, miscarriage and bereavement.


“Coach” Crystal Nickson of HOPE Inside (credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Securing Your Financial Future

Rob Stone gets the facts on how to make your future financially secure.


photo taken by: Edmon Armstrong

The State Of LGBT Equality In Michigan

On this CW50 Web Exclusive, host Edmon Armstrong examines the state of LGBT rights in Michigan and what’s next in the battle for equality.


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