Community Connect: JuneteenthOn this week’s Community Connect – June 19th 1866. A landmark day that happened over 150 years ago. But what do you really know about Juneteenth and what are others doing to celebrate and spread awareness?
Community Connect: African American Music MonthOn this week's Community Connect, We celebrate African American Music with artists and curators across several genres.
Community Connect: Pride and InclusionOn this week's Community Connect – We talk with LGBTQ+ Allys and leaders helping to continue the fight to spread awareness and equality.
Community Connect: Memorial DayOn this week's Community Connect - They fought for our freedom – We honor the fallen men, women and war dogs that defend our nation. Watch Saturday 7am on CW50
Community Connect: Breaking the CycleOn this week's Community Connect, we learn the real cholinic issues leading to poverty in the city of Detroit from the people who are helping to change the narrative and break the cycle.
Community Connect: Financial LiteracyOn this week's Community Connect, from dollars to cents – we get insight into financial literacy and cryptocurrencies of the future.
Community Connect: Mental Health and AthletesOn this week's Community Connect, 2-time Olympic Gold Medalist Apolo Ohno, two former Detroit Lions, and the father of a multi-sport star athlete share the stories of mental health journeys and what they believe can be done to help their fellow athletes.
Community Connect: Detroit MusicOn this week's Community Connect we learn what it is about Detroit that strikes a chord, producing some of the world's greatest music legends from the people living it.
Community Connect: Michigan Central Station and CorktownOn this week's Community Connect, we learn about Ford's mobility innovation district that is centered around Michigan Central station and what it means for one of the oldest neighborhoods in Detroit.
How Does Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II Celebrate Juneteenth?Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the holiday of Juneteenth, what it means to him, and how he celebrates it each year.
The Joe Louis Barrow Family Continues To Be A Presence In Detroit With New Southern-Style KitchenJoe Louis Barrow Jr. joins Community Connect to talk about the opening of the Joe Louis Southern Kitchen, but also to discuss his father's involvement in the Black community and how Juneteenth was recognized within the family.
Celebrating Juneteenth At The Charles H. Wright MuseumNeil A. Barclay, President and CEO of The Wright, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about Juneteenth and the celebrations that occur across the country.
The History Of Juneteenth With Author Ken ColemanKen Coleman, Senior Reporter for Michigan Advance, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to go into detail about the history behind Juneteenth and how it was been celebrated through the decades.
Motown's Influence On America, Other Genres Of Music Honored Through The Motown MuseumPaul Barker, Director of Development and Community Activation for Motown Museum, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the history of Motown, its impact on music today, and the museum's role in carrying on the legacy.
We Found Hip Hop, Helping Women Take Command Of Their Own Careers In The World Of MusicPiper Carter, founder of We Found Hip Hop, joins Jackie Paige on Community Connect to talk about the importance of women in hip hop, as well as the movement to empower women to take a stand against the sexism and harassment women have experienced in the industry.
Street Beat: Elder CareOn this week’s “Street Beat,” host Amyre Makupson helps to lessen the stress of aging as we learn how to embrace the Golden Years.
Street Beat: Giving ThanksAs we prepare for the Thanksgiving season, “Street Beat” host Lisa Germani helps to highlight community leaders going above and beyond to give back and gets a sneak peek at The Parade Company.
Street Beat: Veterans DayOn this week’s “Street Beat,” Amyre Makupson helps to honor the Men, Women and Service Dogs that have served our nation in times of war and peace