White Artist 'Kidnaps' Rosa Parks' Detroit Home, Saves It From Demolition

October 10, 2016 3:25 PM

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White Artist 'Kidnaps' Rosa Parks' Detroit Home, Saves It From Demolition

"It should be somebody in the black community doing this, not a white guy. I’m not even from Detroit."

This is not the first time Mendoza has incorporated Detroit’s housing crisis into his work. For his controversial project “The White House,” which took place earlier in 2016, Mendoza tore down an abandoned Detroit home and shipped it to Art Rotterdam, where it was displayed as art.

Also read: Baseball’s Matt Kemp Lists His California ‘Dream House’

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