CW50 Street Team Visits International Fest in Canton
A variety of cultures were well represented at the International Festival in Canton. The festival was inside the annual Liberty Fest. About 40,000 attendees came out to support their community.
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CW50 Street Team Visits International Fest in CantonA variety of cultures were well represented at the International Festival in Canton. The festival was inside the annual Liberty Fest. About 40,000 attendees came out to support their community.
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Street Beat: Diversity And The MediaThis week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson looks at the major concerns that the Latino, Jewish, African American and Muslim communities have about how they’re portrayed or characterized in the Media. Guests include Steve Spreitzer, President and CEO of The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion; Terry Beltran, President of Beltran Media (Latina); David Kurzmann, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council/American Jewish Committee (Jewish); Fatima Salman, board member of Michigan Muslim Community Council, (Indian/Asian-American and Muslim) and Yusef Shakur, the co-Director of Programs of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion (African American). Spreitzer will be in each segment to share how The Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion is helping these organizations address their concerns.

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