The Revolutionary History of Lowriders
The new film 'Lowriders' highlights the aesthetic of Chicanx car culture, but leaves out its radical politics.
Gabriel A. Solis
Lowriders Are the Beating Heart of Chicano Culture in the American Southwest
Chicano men have been self-customizing American bombs and muscle cars into lowriders since the 40s. In recent years, the car culture has been particularly vibrant in New Mexico, cementing itself into predominantly chicano/hispanic neighborhoods.