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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Recent Post

a small group of people march holding signs in front of a two story brick building.

One Short March, One Long Journey

By Jan Davidson, Historian, Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

More than forty years ago, a small group of protesters set out for Raleigh to present a petition to the governor of North Carolina asking to reduce the prison sentences of a group known around the state, nation, and world as the Wilmington Ten.

Image courtesy of Cape Fear Museum of History and Science