The Shadow Banks of the Barrio

The Shadow Banks of the Barrio

By Mónica Cordero, Constanza Gallardo, Alma Sacasa – CityLab.com – Photo Constanza Gallardo Prestamistas serve as underground banks of last resort for many Latino immigrants. In New York City, which has the country’s second-largest Latino population, these...
The Lowrider is A Little Higher

The Lowrider is A Little Higher

By Genna Rivieccio – ThePrideLA.com – Photo Not Credited The history of the lowrider car belongs to L.A. Specifically the youths of the barrio that would often take sandbags and put them in their trunks to get the desired effect, starting in the late 1940s...