Quetzal - "Justice Never Dies," a 2020 self-released single.

As we rebuild the world around us

As others still fight and die

We keep doing all we can

“We don’t just survive

We wanna thrive!”

Since forming in the early '90s, East L.A.-based band Quetzal have long used their musical platform to speak out about social justice and education. Frontwoman Martha Gonzalez is an associate professor at Scripps College and just released the book Chican@ Artivistas: Music, Community and Transborder Tactics in East Los Angeles.

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