Smithsonian Affiliations Voices

Smithsonian Voices is a blog on, the online version of Smithsonian magazine. Millions of visitors browse the content online per month and learn about science, history, art, popular culture, and innovation. The blog shares the unique voices that make up the Smithsonian and now includes Affiliate partners.

Smithsonian Affiliates are the only organizations outside of the Smithsonian featured on these Voices pages. Smithsonian Affiliations Voices provides the Affiliate network with an additional platform to share their unique stories with a national audience.

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A group of young people stand in the middle of the street on a bridge while holding protest posters

History Hiding in Plain Sight

By Carrie Fox, Educator, Oklahoma History Center

Although Latinos comprise 10 percent of Oklahoma’s population and are the largest minority group in the state, the coverage of Latino history, impact, experience, or culture in Oklahoma by historians or museum professionals was largely incomplete. This is the story of how Oklahoma History Center came to understand how much more there was to explore.

Image courtesy of the Oklahoma History Center