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.

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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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