Sandra Cisneros Awarded a National Medal of Arts By President Obama

President Barack Obama presents author Sandra Cisneros with the 2015 National Medal of Arts during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, September 22, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB / Getty Images

Congratulations to pioneering Latina writer Sandra Cisneros for receiving the 2015 National Medal of Arts and National Humanities by President Obama. Cisneros is one of 12 recipients who were awarded with the National Medal of the Arts.