From Southwest Detroit lowriders to the long-time African American residents who are preserving the city’s rich blues history, Framed by WDET tells the stories of communities who have a rich legacy in Detroit, but are often under or misrepresented in the local media and in the arts.
An audio-visual story about Detroit’s hair legacy and culture. Storyteller Shannon Cason and photographer Justin Milhouse have collaborated to present voices from hair designers and barbers who personify Detroit’s culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity.
An award-winning story about a community preserving the “dirty” blues through a weekly grassroots music jam in Detroit. WDET producer Laura Herberg and Detroit-based photographer Amy Sacka have collaborated on telling this story through the voices and stories from its attendees.