Street Beat: Detroit Riots
This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns what four organizations are doing to commemorate the 1967 Detroit rebellion and how they are working to prevent this from happening again. Guests include Marlowe Stoudamire, Project Director - Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward, and Joel Stone, Senior Curator Detroit Historical Society; LaNesha DeBardelaben (Vice President of Community Engagement and Assessment) and Charles Ferrell (Director of Public Programs) from the Wright Museum; Rev. Aramis Hinds, Pastor of Breakers Covenant International Church and a Member of the Organizing Team of DRIVE (Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity), and Keith Owens, Senior Editor of the Michigan Chronicle.
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Street Beat: Arts And CultureThis week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter is covering arts and culture featuring the Ann Arbor Art Fair/State Street District Art Fair Director Frances Todoro-Hargreaves and artist Kaiser Suidan which will take place July 21-24. 1xRUN’s Festival Director Roula David and Jesse Cory, CEO of 1xRUN, will discuss their Murals in the Marketplace project. Artist Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan will talk about the Detroit Mosaics project that was done with artwork from local school children and is displayed at the Detroit Public Library. Finally Michigan Opera Theatre Director David DiChiera will discuss his 45 year career and the upcoming fall season at the Opera House.
Step Up to the Plate at Willie Horton's Batting for KidsWith the Tiger’s away the kids came out to play. For 15 years the Detroit Tigers and Comerica Park have been opening their doors to children all over the metro-Detroit area for the annual Willie Horton’s Batting for Kids event.
Street Beat: Concert of Colors and DiversityThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson discusses diversity and inclusion. First, Concert of Colors founder, Ismael Ahmed, talks about the 24th annual festival that celebrates diversity through music. Then, Devon Akmon, director of the Arab American National Museum, explains how the museum dispels misconceptions and pays tribute to the diversity of our nation. Next, Steve Spreitzer, the President & CEO of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion, explains how his organization is working to improve race relations. Finally, Lilianna Angel Reyes, the Program Services Director for Affirmations, talks about issues facing the LGBTQ community.
Street Beat: Employment And Entrepreneurship OpportunitiesThis week on Street Beat, host Lisa Germani looks at programs improving employment and entrepreneurship in Michigan. First, Alexis Wiley, Chief of Staff to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, talks about the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program that is giving summer jobs to Detroit youth. Then, Sarah Donnelly, Portfolio Manager of Tech Town, discusses their upcoming Retail Boot Camp for entrepreneurs. Next, Keith King, President of the National Veteran Business Development Council, talks about ways to increase opportunities for veteran-owned businesses. Finally, Jenell Leonard, Commissioner of the Michigan Film and Digital Media Office, explains what media opportunities are happening in the state.
The Best Hour has Come!Only the best gathered for the 11th annual “Best of Detroit Party.” The event was held at MotorCity Casino Hotel and everyone in attendance enjoyed great food, music and company. Vendors lined the ballroom handing out samples of their best cuisine to attendees.
Street Beat: Health ConcernsThis week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter checks out an assortment of medical concerns that may impact viewers. Topics include Sickle Cell disease with Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney, CEO and medical director of the SCDAA Michigan Chapter, and sickle cell patient Khristian Garrison; Zika, Lyme disease and other summer medical concerns with Dr. Eden Wells, chief medical executive for MDHHS; how to handle allergies with Dr. Gina Lynem-Walker;p and hearing loss with Sreeny Cherukuri, President of MDHearingAid, and Phil Wells, Executive Director at the Lions Hearing Center.

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Street Beat: Detroit RiotsThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson learns what four organizations are doing to commemorate the 1967 Detroit rebellion and how they are working to prevent this from happening again. Guests include Marlowe Stoudamire, Project Director - Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward, and Joel Stone, Senior Curator Detroit Historical Society; LaNesha DeBardelaben (Vice President of Community Engagement and Assessment) and Charles Ferrell (Director of Public Programs) from the Wright Museum; Rev. Aramis Hinds, Pastor of Breakers Covenant International Church and a Member of the Organizing Team of DRIVE (Detroit Regional Interfaith Voice for Equity), and Keith Owens, Senior Editor of the Michigan Chronicle.
Michigan Matters: Ford Warriors in Pink, Holy Redeemer Grade SchoolThis week on Michigan Matters, host Carol Cain talks with Tracy Magee, the Ford Warriors in Pink brand manager, about Ford’s $130 million donation to help women battling breast cancer and the products created to help women during this difficult time. Then, Steve Graus, the CFO for Holy Redeemer School, and Dan Ewald, an author and volunteer for Holy Redeemer School, explain how the school is helping disadvantaged students. Then the roundtable of L. Brooks Patterson; Keith Owens, Senior Editor of the Michigan Chronicle; and Brandon Dillon, the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party, talk politics, conventions, shootings, and more.

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