Southfield (CW50) – This week on STREET BEAT, our host Amyre Makupson sits down with Barbara Hawkins, Manager and Children’s Librarian at the Chaney Branch of the Detroit Public Library, to discuss the programs offered that encourage reading.
Next, Amyre interviews Michigan State University Professor of Journalism and Founder of Shady Ladies Literary Society Amy Haimerl about the importance of the written word and benefits of giving women a voice and a stage.READ MORE: Preorders For Ford Electric F-150 Lightning Tops 100,000
In the third segment, she interviews sisters Zena and Mena Nasiri about their non-profit organization Girls of the Crescent, established to empower Muslim girls through books.READ MORE: State Lawmakers Look To Fight Pollution in Michigan Auto Lots and Junkyards
Finally, Amyre interviews Chair Janet Berman about this year’s Bookstock event taking place in Livonia.MORE NEWS: Michigan Lawmakers Looks To Give More Time For Drivers To Renew Expired Drivers License and Vehicle Registrations
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