Marisol Hernandez, Local Musician & Activist
Margarita Gonzalez interviews Marisol "La Marisoul" Hernandez, a local artist who was born and raised in East Los Angeles and lead singer of the band, La Santa Cecilia at the Sounds of California: Boyle Heights Festival. Recorded at the Sounds of California: Boyle Heights Festival (October 2021).
Marisoul Hernandez is the lead singer of the grammy-award winning group, "La Santa Cecilia." Being born in the heart of Los Angeles and growing up in the Eastside has a deep influence on her music and connection to her community. During the interview, she shares her thoughts on the country's conservative sentiments towards working class immigrants and how having a daughter has heightened her awareness of the dangerous realities that women are too-often subjected to in today's world.