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.

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Street Beat: Deaf Celebration Day, Detroit Revitalization

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone talks about the upcoming Deaf Celebration Day and some of the positive things happening in Detroit.



Street Beat: Autism Awareness

This week Street Beat host Rob Stone takes an in depth look at autism.


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Street Beat: Babies and Safe Sleep

This week on Street Beat, it’s an overview of infant care as host Jill Washburn talks to experts about the first few months of parenthood.


Ngum Suh, sister of Detroit Lion Ndamukong Suh and President of the Ndamukong Suh Family Foundation
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Street Beat: Back To School

Host Roxanne Steele from 97.1 AMP Radio goes back to school on this week’s Street Beat to discover helping children with the basic necessities as well as those providing educational enrichment.



Street Beat: Alternative Education

This week on Street Beat, Host Jill Washburn looks at programs that provide learning experiences for students inside and outside the traditional school system.


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Street Beat: Walking For A Cause

This week on Street Beat, Host Rob Stone from 99.5 WYCD looks at four ways people are doing community service by walking for a cause.


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Street Beat: Discrimination And Civil Rights

This week on Street Beat, host Roxanne Steele of 98.7 AMP Radio looks into the issue of discrimination and civil rights.


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Street Beat Web Exclusive: Oakland Rhythmic Gymnastics

Did you know, rhythmic gymnastics is only one of two Olympic sports that only women can participate in?
Learn more about rhythmic gymnastics in this Street Beat Web Interview with Megan Shire and Megan Mysliwiec.


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Street Beat: Transportation

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone of 99.5 WYCD hears the latest about metro Detroit transportation.


Scott M. Burnstein, Author of Detroit True Crime Chronicles (Credit: CW50)

Street Beat: Detroit Crime – Past, Present, Future

This week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone from WYCD focuses on crime.