|The full text of "Give
Us the Ballot" is available on the Martin Luther King, Jr. website at Stanford
University (www.Stanford.edu, use Stanford Search
and type in "Give Us The Ballot") and additional information may be obtained
from the Estate of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia. The other principle
feature articles are penned by original Project Director Avril Madison of Washington State
University and Oral Historian Dr. Marsha Darling of Columbia University. Madisons
"Documenting the African American Experience; The Voting Rights Act Oral History and
Documentation Project" and Darlings "What s Oral History Got to Do
With Understanding Voting Rights: Reflections on the Methodology of the Voting Rights Act
Documentation Project" focus more specifically on the development and implementation
of the Documentation Project and the importance of oral history to scholarly research.
C. Battle, Ph.D.