Alex Haley, author of ROOTS, man, male, history, story teller, photography, black and white

Alex Haley, author of ROOTS, man, male, history, story teller, photography, black and white

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A newspaper obituary for Alex Haley, author of the novel “Roots,” published in the Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 11 February 1992. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Remembering Alex Haley: ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte & Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/remembering-alex-haley-roots-kunta-kinte-genealogy.html

A newspaper obituary for Alex Haley, author of the novel “Roots,” published in the Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), 11 February 1992. Read more on the GenealogyBank blog: “Remembering Alex Haley: ‘Roots,’ Kunta Kinte & Genealogy.” http://blog.genealogybank.com/remembering-alex-haley-roots-kunta-kinte-genealogy.html

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Alex Haley's grandmother "Queen" who was born to an African slave mother and a white plantation son named Jackson on the Cypress Plantation in Alabama.  She was given his name of Jackson and after the war married Alex Haley (Grandfather) to young Alex Haley

Alex Haley's grandmother "Queen" who was born to an African slave mother and a white plantation son named Jackson on the Cypress Plantation in Alabama. She was given his name of Jackson and after the war married Alex Haley (Grandfather) to young Alex Haley

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Alex Haley while in the U.S. Coast Guard. (August 11, 1921-February 10, 1992)

Alex Haley while in the U.S. Coast Guard. (August 11, 1921-February 10, 1992)

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I watched the first one almost 40 years ago & feel exactly the same watching this one - sick in the tummy ! I can't even imagine what LIFE was like for so many people in our past ( & for some even today!)

I watched the first one almost 40 years ago & feel exactly the same watching this one - sick in the tummy ! I can't even imagine what LIFE was like for so many people in our past ( & for some even today!)

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Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley http://www.amazon.com/dp/030682485X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_KzFuxb0Z9SMG8

Roots: The Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley http://www.amazon.com/dp/030682485X/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_KzFuxb0Z9SMG8

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