This fully-illustrated book with the Smithsonian Institution celebrates 30 of the most influential Latinas/Latinos in history.
Nuestra América highlights the inspiring stories of thirty Latinas and Latinos throughout history and their incredible contributions to the cultural, social, and political character of the United States.
Martha E. Bernal
Julia de Burgos
Olga E. Custodio
Óscar de la Renta
Juan Felipe Herrera
C. David Molina
Maria Elena Salinas
Twenty-three of the stories featured in this anthology are
also included in the Molina Family Latino Gallery, the first
national gallery dedicated to Latinos at the Smithsonian.
Nuestra América and the Molina Family Latino Gallery are
initiatives led by the Smithsonian Latino Center to ensure that
Latino art, history, and culture are represented throughout the