Produced by WDET, Detroit's NPR Station

[1] From LA to Detroit

From LA to Detroit

Ten, fifteen years ago we had no car clubs.

In the 1950s and ’60s, Mexican American men in Los Angeles–often excluded from the white mainstream– began modifying their cars. Since then, customizing cars has grown from a sub-culture to over a thousand car clubs across the U.S., including one Detroit.


Rolling Canvases

An audio-visual storytelling experience of Detroit’s lowrider culture featuring stories by Martina Guzmán  and photography by Erik Paul Howard.

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